• Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:43
    The junta relax political bans and activities
    The military junta on Friday relaxed political bans and activities that had been issued since it took over the power four years ago.
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  • Sun, 27 May 2018 01:00
    Junta has failed to prepare country for challenges of the future, says Sudarat
    THE MILITARY junta has failed to prepare the country to cope with the era of technological disruption, as it wasted its time mostly consolidating and perpetuating power and trying to weaken opponents, said prominent politician Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan.
  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 01:00
    Writing and rewriting history
    A book issued by the military junta in 2015, “History of the Thai Nation”, has stirred fresh criticism on the social media with its claim that the current non-elected government finally established “true democracy” in Thailand.
  • Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:05
    Prawit says government had nothing to do with NLA decision
    Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said the National Legislative Assembly’s decision yesterday to reject proposed Election Commissioners was entirely its own and the military junta had nothing to do with it.
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  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:31
    HRW wants charges against academics dropped
    New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a statement on Wednesday calling on Thai authorities to drop charges against a prominent academic and four conference participants for violating the military junta’s ban on public assembly at a conference recently held at Chiang Mai University.
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  • Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:31
    Govt faces criticism over rights record, civil society groups warn 
    Thailand’s worsening human rights record will expose the military junta to further international embarrassment during a review of the country by the UN Human Rights Committee (CCPR), civil society groups have claimed.
  • Thu, 31 Mar 2016 01:00
    HRW slams junta over sedition charge for dissent
    HUMAN RIGHTS Watch said yesterday that sedition charges over a Facebook photo expressing symbolic support for Thailand’s political opposition shows the military junta’s utter disregard for peaceful dissent.
  • Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:19
    Human Rights Watch slams Thai junta over sedition charges
    Human Rights Watch said Wednesday that sedition charges for a Facebook photo expressing symbolic support for Thailand’s political opposition shows the military junta’s utter disregard for peaceful dissent.
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  • Wed, 23 Sep 2015 01:00
    How my attitude was 'adjusted' by the NCPO
    THESE are some of the things I remember best during my second round of "attitude adjustment" under the military junta, also known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO).
  • Mon, 21 Sep 2015 13:02
    Thaksin tells red shirts: "play dead"... for now
    Udon Thani - From self-imposed exile, the influential leader of Thailand's rural "red shirt"opposition movement has delivered a simple message to followers chafing at the military junta's iron rule: lay low for now,don't panic, "play dead".
  • Sun, 26 Jul 2015 01:00
    Forum raises questions about legal boundaries on the Net
    THE question of liability when it comes to comments online is still a contentious issue and many members of the public are not quite sure about what is legal or not when it comes to talking about the military junta or the monarchy, a symposium on Internet
  • Tue, 21 Jul 2015 01:00
    Patriotism - the first refuge of hypocrites
    What is patriotism? Patriots want what's best for their country. Therefore, whether a Thai supports Thaksin Shinawatra, the Democrats or the military junta, he is patriotic if he sincerely believes that his political philosophy is the one that best serves
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  • Sat, 06 Jun 2015 01:00
    Junta is not as impartial as it claims, Thai lawyers group says
    THE military junta is not impartial as it claims to be and the exercise of power and orders by the National Council for Peace and Order over the past year widely undermined the rule of law and human rights, the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights group said in
  • Fri, 05 Jun 2015 01:00
    Junta slammed for banning talks on violation of rights
    BANNING talk on human rights violations under the military junta only proves that the human rights situation is not getting better one year after the coup, said human rights lawyer Yaowalak Anuphan, a key member of the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights.
  • Wed, 20 May 2015 01:00
    Politics taking on a LIFE OF ITS OWN
    Thai politics watchers were checking three things before they went to bed last night. They wanted updates on what the military junta said about the current charter draft, whether Yingluck Shinawatra showed up at court to hear rice scheme charges, and what
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