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Ratsadorn group urges Prayut to dissolve House as soon as possible

By Thai Newsroom Reporters RATSADORN GROUP of pro-democracy activists today (Oct. 6) called for the dissolution of the House of Representatives as soon as possible to return power to the people by way of a general election. Ratsadorn group leader Patsaravalee Tanakitvibulpon announced that the people in all sectors of society would prefer to see […]

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Minister warns activists not to move on Prayut verdict day

  WITH THE Constitutional Court due to give its verdict on suspended Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s eight years in power maximumly provided by law next Friday September 30, Minister of Digital Economy and Society Chaiwut Thanakamanusorn today (Sept. 30) urged activists to not make any moves on that day, Matichon newspaper said. The charter’s clauses […]

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Two hunger-striking youth activists freed on bail

  TWO YOUTH activists facing charges under Criminal Code Section 112, known as the lese majeste law, were granted bail this afternoon (August 4) after being detained for 94 days during which they went on a hunger strike for over two months, Matichon newspaper said. The Southern Bangkok Criminal Court had scheduled a hearing for […]

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Protest against execution of 4 activists held in front of Myanmar embassy

  MYANMAR citizens joined by Thais held a protest amid the rain in front of the Myanmar embassy on Sathorn road this afternoon (July 26) over the execution of four political activists by the junta yesterday, Matichon newspaper said. The protesters released a statement condemning the execution of democracy campaigner Kyaw Min Yu, better known […]

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Asean dismayed over Myanmar’s ‘highly reprehensible’ executions

  By Reuters and published by CNA MYANMAR’S Southeast Asian neighbours issued a stinging rebuke today (July 26) of the ruling military’s execution of four political activists, calling it “highly reprehensible” and destructive to regional efforts to de-escalate the crisis. The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), which includes Myanmar, said it was “extremely […]

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Activists hold unofficial vote for or against Prayut government in many provinces

THE PRO-DEMOCRACY RATSADON Group (People’s Party) organised political activity in 34 provinces where people could cast a vote of either confidence or no confidence in the Prayut government ahead of the marathon censure/no-confidence debate taking place in Parliament from Tuesday July 19 till Friday July 22, Matichon newspaper. In Bangkok voting stations were set up […]

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Bhumjaithai leader shrugs off Pheu Thai drive to recruit Red Shirt activists

By Thai Newsroom Reporters BHUMJAITHAI PARTY leader Anutin Charnvirakul today (June 17) shrugged off tomorrow’s planned recruitment of Red Shirt activists as Pheu Thai Family members in certain parts of Sisaket, considering it as a commonplace campaign tactic. Anutin who concurrently acts as deputy prime minister-cum-public health minister referred to the fresh popularity-wooing campaign launched […]

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Myanmar democracy activists’ death sentences upheld, junta says

  By Reuters and published by US News & World Report MYANMAR’S military government said on Friday (June 3) that appeals by two prominent democracy activists against their death sentences had been rejected, paving the way for the country’s first executions in decades. The government has received widespread condemnation abroad for ousting an elected government […]

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Prominent political activists join Thai Liberal Party

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters TWO RENOWNED POLITICAL activists have become heads of Thai Liberal Party’s strategic teams. In today’s (Apr 23) general caucus of Thai Liberal Party, former election commissioner Somchai Srisutthiyakorn was named head of the party’s strategic campaign for policy matters and People’s Network Against Corruption secretary-general Veera Somkwamkid was named head […]

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3 more activists arrested on lese majeste charges

  THREE members of an activist group were arrested while heading to Cha-am seaside resort for a vacation on the charges of violating Section 112 of the Criminal Code, or the lese majeste law, at 9 a.m. this morning (Apr. 21), Naewna newspaper said this evening. A Technology Crime Suppression Division police team supported by […]

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