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Junya Yimprasert interviewed

Political Prisoners in Thailand September 12, 2011 · 12:09 am Junya Yimprasert interviewed (Part I) Thanks to the efforts of journalist Mark Teufel, PPT is able to present the English-language version of an interview he conducted with activist Junya Yimprasert (widely … Continue reading

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yellow ball (stop Thailand’s Lese Majeste Law) Eng version

In Thailand, discussion and criticism over the monarchy are prohibited. There’s a law called Thailand’s Criminal Code Article 112 for charging anyone who criticises the monarchy and the royal members. Meanwhile, a positive side of the monarchy has been heavily … Continue reading

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Time:What’s Behind Thailand’s Lèse Majesté Crackdown?

By Robert Horn / Bangkok Time June 02, 2011 Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej with Queen Sirikit Pornchai Kittiwongsakul /AFP/ Getty In Thailand it’s often referred to, usually in hushed tones, as “the institution.” In a land where the holy trinity … Continue reading

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Another campaign against Article 112 and to free 220 Thai prisoners under lèse majestè charges

// Tue, April 5, 2011 Another campaign against Article 112 and to free 220 Thai prisoners under lèse majestè charges Tue, 05/04/2011 – 15:16 | by prachatai Democracy Network About 35 democratic groups in Thailand and abroad have aggregated to … Continue reading

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Thailand’s Emergency: Who Killed the King?

Written byCJ Hinke Posted 11 October 2010 Categories: Feature, Thailand, law David Streckfuss, a human rights expert on political and cultural history, finds that the heart of the longstanding and ongoing lèse majesté debate rests in the country’s defamation law. … Continue reading

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Thailand’s real refugee problem – an interview

By Andrew Spooner Earlier this month I made contact with a Thai national who has been granted refugee status in the UK. She lives in a simple house, on a typical street, in a very typical, provincial English town. “Tan” … Continue reading

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Democracy eludes Thai Red Shirt protestors

Linus Atarah 7.6.2010 After eight weeks of confrontation during which the world’s attention was focused on Thailand, the streets Bangkok have been cleared of Red Shirt protestors with a terrible loss of lives – about 80 people died in the … Continue reading

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Thailand: A second `coup for the rich’

Thailand: A second `coup for the rich’ The `Red Shirts’ have become a `genuine pro-democracy mass movement of the poor’ By Giles Ji Ungpakorn, Bangkok December 2, 2008 — Today the constitutional court dissolved the democratically elected governing party, the … Continue reading

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Thailand’s Blue Diamond Heist: Still a Sore Point

By Christopher Shay Two decades ago, a Thai gardener climbed into the palace of a Saudi prince through a second-story window, busted open a safe with a screwdriver and stole some 200 pounds of jewelry. The former Saudi chargé d’affaires … Continue reading

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Episode II : How did they investigate me?

***for this episode, if you have been reading and felt that it will create any further risks or difficulties to Prachatai, I authorize Mrs. Jeeranuch and her team members to delete this post. Our brothers and sisters friends can also … Continue reading

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How Did They Arrest Me? – Part I, a True Story from Pruay Salty Head.

How Did They Arrest Me? – Part I, a True Story from Pruay Salty Head. Posted in Prachatai Webboard on July 26, 2010 at 12:56 p.m. by Tolareland Reposted in Thai Free News, http://www.tfn3.info/board/index.php?topic=13107.0 Translated by: Doungchampa ****************************************************** Late May … Continue reading

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Interview on Lese Majeste with David Streckfuss

Sun, 03/10/2010 – 17:54 Pravit Rojanaphruk Khon Kaen-based scholar David Streckfuss recently completed a seminal book on lese majeste law entitled “Truth on Trial in Thailand: Defamation, treason, and lese-majeste” published by Routledge. He answered questions by Pravit Rojanaphruk about … Continue reading

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