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6 May 2014

As Political Crisis Deepens, Thailand to Hold Another Election in July

Because of the failure of the February polls to solve Thailand's political crisis, a new election is set on July 20. But will the opposition boycott it again?

19 August 2013

Thailand Wants to Monitor Conversations on LINE App

The proposal is intended to monitor online threats to national security. LINE has 15 million subscribers in Thailand.

22 May 2013

Thailand's Prime Minister Sues Cartoonist for Insulting Facebook Post

Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is suing a popular cartoonist for defamation over a comment he posted on Facebook comparing the leader to a prostitute for "selling out her country".

11 April 2013

Southeast Asia Lionizes ‘Iron Lady’ Margaret Thatcher

Southeast Asians mourning the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher urged their own leaders to emulate the Iron Lady's "iron" quality.

27 January 2013

Thai Activist Editor Gets 11-Year Jail Term for ‘Insulting’ King

Somyot Prueksakasemsuk, a veteran activist and former editor of Voice of Taksin magazine (banned in 2010), received an 11 year jail sentence from a Thai court for publishing articles deemed...

17 August 2012

Thailand: Olympic Boxing Defeat Disappoints Fans

Thailand won two silvers and a bronze in the recently concluded London Olympic Games but the controversial defeat of a Thai boxer disappointed many fans who believe that the gold...

27 June 2012

Thailand: Amnesty or Reconciliation Bills?

After more than six years of protracted political conflict, Thai parliamentarians have began drafting several 'reconciliation bills' to promote national unity. Netizens have many questions regarding the proposed bills. This...

24 May 2012

Video: How Societies Work – a Look at Unconventional Arrangements

The VJ Movement has partnered with the London School of Economics to bring us videos and stories that attempt to show how societies in conflict and crisis-affected areas across the...

12 May 2012

Thailand: Grandfather Serving Lese Majeste Sentence Dies in Prison

Akong, a 61-year-old grandfather in Thailand sentenced to 20 years in prison for sending text messages deemed offensive to the Royal Family died in prison a few days ago. Human...

9 April 2012

Thailand: Internet Freedom Threats and Violations

Aim Sinpeng reports that internet censorship has continued in Thailand despite the victory of the opposition in the last elections. The government continues to block thousands of websites for violating...

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