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8 Jul 2014
  Claudio Sopranzetti, an Italian visiting researcher at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, on Monday delivered a presentation "Moving in the cracks: Motorcycle taxi drivers, street protests and the fragility of power in the Thai capital” based on his doctoral dissertation in anthropology at Harvard.
21 Jun 2014
  Khaosod English reported on Saturday that the spokesperson of the military junta claimed the army is detaining an anti-establishment red-shirt activist at an undisclosed location so she can meditate without any distractions from the outside world.    Kritsuda Khunasen, 27, was arrested by soldiers on 28 May in eastern Chonburi province, according to a number of activists.
12 Jun 2014
KHON KAEN – Since the May 22 coup d’état, Thailand’s military has tried to sweep the country clean of weapons to quell fears of a violent uprising. But in Isaan, the heartland of the Red Shirts, some of the soldiers’ actions have raised doubts about the military’s intentions. Red Shirts here believe that the military may be wrongly framing peaceful Red Shirts as violent terrorists in a high-profile legal case, which could set the stage for a wider crackdown on Red Shirts in the region.
6 Jun 2014
  The Military Court in northern Chiang Rai province has summoned seven anti-junta protesters to report at 9.30 am on Tuesday, June 10, reportedly to acknowledge charges of participating in a public assembly of more than five people.    The seven protesters were arrested on Sunday May 25 at McDonald’s Chiang Rai Central Plaza branch. They held a symbolic protest against the military similar to the event held in Bangkok at McDonald’s Ratchaprasong branch.
29 May 2014
  Four people, including three local red-shirt leaders, and one civic society activist, have been arrested by the military in northeastern Ubon Ratchathani province. Only the activist has been released but on the condition that he has to report himself to the military everyday, according to a source, asked not to be named.   The three local red-shirt leaders are Sawas Kukaew, Somjit Suthipan, and Pichet Tabudd.
28 May 2014
  The military on Tuesday reportedly arrested 10 more red-shirts in northern Chiang Mai Province and raided the office of Rak Chiang Mai 51 Radio, a community radio station of the major red-shirt faction in the province.
7 Apr 2014
The pro-government United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) or red-shirt protesters have rallied since Saturday on Aksa Road on the western outskirts of Bangkok, vowing to protect the government against an upcoming charter court ruling that could see caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra toppled within weeks.   The red shirts’ 3-day-long rally also aimed to counter the anti-government protesters who have been protesting for five months.
26 Mar 2014
  Thai Criminal Court on Tuesday ruled that Narin Srichomphoo, an anti-establishment red-shirt supporter, was killed by a high velocity bullet shot by the military. 
4 Dec 2013
The eyewitness account of Sittiporn Jorradol, former producer at Nation TV, who witnessed the violent incident near Ramkhamhaeng University last Saturday where five people were killed by gunshots. 

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