4 Jun 2019
On the 58th anniversary of the execution of Khrong Chandawong by Sarit Thanarat under Section 17 of the constitution of the time, the quote “Dictatorship shall fall, democracy shall prosper” still hasn’t died away and is still used to fight against Gen Prayut’s junta; many still use this quote to protest, and have been prosecuted.
29 Jul 2016
Thai authorities have detained a nationalist in Isaan, northeastern Thailand, over a ‘no vote’ campaign. Meanwhile, another junta opponent in the north has been imprisoned over leaflets campaigning against the junta-sponsored draft charter. Kaewsaengbun Thamhaidi, deputy head of a nationalist political group called ‘People’s Peaceful Revolution’, reported on Thursday, 28 July 2016, that the authorities had detained Wichan Phuwihan, a 48-year-old member of the group, at Ubon Ratchathani Prison, after arresting him on Tuesday.