red shirts

23 Sep 2010
Kamonkade Akkahad’s brother has submitted to police a video clip allegedly capturing the moment when shots were fired into Pathum Wanaram Temple to find those who appear in it and the cameraman believed to be a policeman or a state official.
23 Sep 2010
In Thailand, reality and its acknowledgement have a way of being supplanted by fiction and denial. Take for instance the gathering of some 10,000 red shirts last Sunday at Rajprasong intersection to mark the fourth anniversary of the 2006 coup and the fourth month since the military cracked down on the movement. The one thing conspicuously missing from media coverage was the angry messages emblazoned on the corrugated iron wall outside CentralWorld, which is being rebuilt after the red shirts allegedly burned it down in the aftermath of the crackdown.
18 Sep 2010
The Deputy Prime Minister says that the red shirts can hold protests, but warns of legal action if they break the Emergency Decree.
17 Sep 2010
On 15 Sept, Somyos Phreuksakasemsuk lodged a complaint with Amara Pongsapit, Chair of the National Human Rights Commission, and Parinya Sirisarakarn, a Human Rights Commissioner, asking the agency to look into the government order for the police to search Golden Power Co, which was hired to print the Red Power magazine, and to halt the printing of the magazine on its 11 printing presses.  The Provincial Industry Authority pressed charges against the company for violating the factory law, and police also searched K K Publishing Co, distributor of the magazine, and ordered it to stop dis
13 Sep 2010
In a bid to keep their spirits alive and to remind the public of the deadly crackdown, a group of red shirts led by Sombat Boon-ngam-anong rode bicycles on a route around Ratchaprasong, while a group of activist students wearing makeup to look like dead people walked and rode the BTS skytrain in the shopping area. 
13 Sep 2010
Editor condemns the government’s threat to close down his magazine, and vows to continue publication in Chiang Mai instead.
10 Sep 2010
In a sign of continued resistance, red-shirt print media is starting to lift its head again, with at least four publications now available in some parts of Bangkok and beyond. However, the government appears determined to suppress them, or at least stifle the most vocal ones. At press time yesterday, Red Power magazine editor Somyos Phrueksakasemsuk had reportedly gone into hiding. Somyos' colleague Sriatsara Titali told this writer yesterday that the editor was scheduled to speak at a symposium on the future of the media on Wednesday afternoon in Lat Phrao.
10 Sep 2010
The Nonthaburi Provincial Governor led police to seize copies of Red Power magazine and halt the printing presses of a company hired to print the magazine.
10 Sep 2010
The CRES spokesperson told the press that some people misrepresented the facts by claiming that the authorities killed red shirts, and he insisted that there were armed elements among protesters who killed the security forces and protesters and that soldiers did not use live ammunition.  The Emergency Decree is to remain because there are offences against the monarchy.  He also warned that the placing of red flowers in front of prisons by red shirts might constitute contempt of court.
8 Sep 2010
An Australian man deported from Thailand after supporting anti-government Red Shirt protesters says he was beaten in prison and feared the Thai government would plant drugs on him.
8 Sep 2010
Prachatai talked to Thaksin’s lawyer Robert Amsterdam in about mid-August.  The transcription below has been edited and some parts are missing, as the interview was done over the phone.
6 Sep 2010
Almost 4 months after the crackdown, many red shirts are still detained in prisons around the country.  The exact number of detainees, as well as their names, is not known.  The official figure revealed by the secretary to the Minister of Justice is 209.

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