The website of anti-censorship movement in Thailand, Freedom Against Censorship Thailand (FACT), got blocked by several University connections and ISPs on 25 of April. At the time of writing, it has still been blocked. The first report came from Thai Netizen mailing list. Blogger Arthit Suriyawongkul wrote in his blog that one university networks and two ISPs blocked the site. Previously, the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) blocked 66 “red shirt supporting” sites shortly after the “April Uprising”. The MICT cited the State of Emergency as the legal authority for their censorship.
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21 September 2009
Last September 19 Thailand marked the third year anniversary of the Coup D'etat which forced the ouster of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra who is now in exile. Bloggers also remembered the coup anniversary.
26 April 2009
28 March 2009
Everytime the government changes in Thailand, the new government comes and changes the programs and format of a public TV station. Now that a different party is ruling the country, is it time to ‘change' the shows of the TV station again?
26 March 2009
Thailand's former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra addressed his supporters via video conference and revealed the people who are behind the plot that took him down in the 2006 coup d'etat.
23 March 2009
Lese Majeste is still a hot issue in Thailand. Foreigners, academics and activists have been charged with Lese Majeste in recent months. A two-day academic forum was held at Thammasart University in Bangkok where scholars discussed the controversial law.
19 March 2009
Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva met exiled Thai scholar and prominent critic Giles/Ji Ungpakorn at Oxford University. Giles fled Thailand early this year after he was accused of insulting the monarchy. The two gentlemen exchanged words on various issues affecting Thailand.