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24 January 2015
Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was impeached for implementing a rice pledging program which critics decried as anomalous and disastrous.
31 December 2014
In 2014, the Global Voices Advox team covered more stories than ever before. From Egypt to Ethiopia to Tajikistan to Turkey, our authors wrote what they saw on the ground,...
30 December 2014
17 December 2014
Motorbike riders without helmet, overloaded jeepneys, and train passengers on roof carriages are some of the common public transport spectacles we see in the streets of Southeast Asia.
29 November 2014
Selfies, ‘Sandwich Parties’ and ‘The Hunger Games': How Activists Have Challenged Thailand's Martial Law
Six months have passed since the army grabbed power and declared martial law in Thailand. During this time, Thai citizens have used various forms of protests against the junta.
15 November 2014
9 November 2014
Nattanan Warintarawet, who vocally defends free assembly and expression, spoke with Global Voices about her experience in promoting reforms in the military-backed government of Thailand.
6 November 2014
The military-backed school reforms aim to foster reconciliation, but the name of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was mysteriously removed in the history textbooks
5 November 2014
Thailand's new military leader, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, is asking the media not to report about the movements of Thailand's erstwhile heads of state.
30 October 2014
A group of high school students in Thailand is organizing a series of protests, demanding education reforms from the military-led government.