27 Aug 2015
Prosecutors in Isan in Thailand’s Northeast, have postponed an indictment of a lese majeste case involving a well known anti-establishment redshirt figure, Sombat Boonngamanong, aka. Nuling. On Wednesday, 26 August 2015, the prosecutor’s office of the northeastern province of Roi-Et, postponed the indictment of Sombat Boonngamanong, the leader of Red Sunday, red shirt. Sombat is accused of offenses under Article 112 of the Criminal Crime Code, the lese majeste law, and Article 14 of the Computer Crime Code, which forbids importing illegal online contents.
30 Apr 2015
The Criminal Court ruled that no evidence can indicate who was responsible for the deaths of a Japanese cameraman and two red shirts who died during violence in April-May 2010. Bangkok’s Southern Criminal Court on Thursday morning started another trial concerning the deaths of Hiroyuki Muramoto, a Reuters cameraman, and Wasan Phutai, and Todsachai Maekngamfa, two anti-establishment red-shirt protesters, who were shot dead during the violent military crackdown on red-shirt protests on 10 April 2010.
28 Nov 2014
Most evidence indicates that a Japanese cameraman and two other red shirts who died during violence in April-May 2010 were shot by the military. Bangkok’s Southern Criminal Court on Tuesday started another round of hearings on the deaths of Hiroyuki Muramoto, a Reuters cameraman, and Wasan Phutai and Todsachai Maekngamfa, two anti-establishment red-shirt protesters, who were shot dead during the violent military crackdown on red-shirt protests on 10 April 2010.
23 Jun 2014
Khaosod English reported on Monday that spokesperson of the military junta has rejected the revelation by the former anti-government protest leader that the army has been seeking to overthrow the previous government for years. Suthep Thaugsuban, leader of the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), reportedly told his supporters over the weekend that he been closely coordinating with army chief and coupmaker Gen.
13 Jun 2014
The police from northeastern Roi-Et Province on Friday morning charged Sombat Boonngam-anong with lèse majesté. The charges were filed by Wiput Sukprasert, a yellow-shirt businessman, in January 2014 in Roi-Et.
12 May 2014
King Bhumibol Marks 64 Years on the throne | EC regulations on the use of armoured vehicles and bulletproof vests | PDRC's final battle for an appointed "People's Government"
6 May 2014
Mr. Suthep to “reclaim sovereign power” for “the people”
5 May 2014
What does "Last round" mean to Suthep? An infographic shows speeches of Suthep Thaugsuban on the PDRC stage, addresing to the protesters about the "last round" of fights against Thaksin regime which seem never really the last.
1 May 2014
PDRC “Buddha Issara” apologizes to military personnel for gun attack | “Man of the State” fails, next is Abhisit's turn at mediation | Yingluck supports Abhisit's role but Suthep won't | EC and Government agree to hold elections on 20 July amid Abhisit’s call for delayed polls
23 Apr 2014
7 Apr 2014
I trust you were as shocked as I was to read the outrageous ‘Gridlock makes losers of us all’ column by Atiya Achakulwisut in last Tuesday’s Bangkok Post. It being April 1, I momentarily suspected it was an April Fool spoof, but it seems I was sadly mistaken. In a single article she carelessly junked the Post’s carefully crafted paeans to the bravery, statesmanship and personal sacrifice of Suthep Thaugsuban. These puff pieces have for months laboured to overcome his legacy as a corrupt provincial wheeler-dealer with a lightning quick eye for the main chance.
31 Mar 2014
Following the decision of the suddenly even-handed Election Commission to call for a re-run of the Bangkok governor’s election, political office holders around the country are looking over their shoulders and wondering if a similar fate will befall them.