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  • June 30, 2015

    Court gives Yingluck until August 31 to submit testimony

    ... Nakornthap has called for the replacement of the NACC panel probing whether 34 members of the Yingluck cabinet illegally paid compensation to the red shirts affected by political rallies from 2005-10. NACC member Vicha Mahakun said the NACC would decide today whether to accept Anudith's request to replace...

    Politics
  • June 30, 2015

    Court verdicts put a high price on political protests

    The case concerns the yellow shirts, or the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) protesters, who occupied Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi airports in late 2008 to oust the Thaksin camp from government. Airports of Thailand took the group to court and the lower and Appeals courts ruled that the 13 accused...

    Politics
  • June 30, 2015

    Sardinia's poor defy anti-immigrant mood, give all to refugees

    ..., but in one of the poorest regions of Sardinia locals are giving everything to clothe and feed refugee families. Standing amid piles of shoes, T-shirts, pyjamas and baby bibs, Susanna Steri describes how she had to ask the inhabitants of Carbonia to stop bringing donations for the 90-odd men, women and...

    Opinion
  • June 29, 2015

    Thammasat students, lecturer back their detained colleagues

    ... to us all, regardless of our backgrounds and the political groups we belong to." Songkram Luvgnurn and Chairawee Seehatraiya, who were both red-shirt activists, also showed up at the event. "This country belongs to everyone, whether red or yellow shirts," Songkram said. They wanted an election and invited all...

    Politics
  • June 28, 2015

    Call to release students

    ... He said the charges pressed against the students were not "grave" but police must enforce the law to prevent the spread of movement. Meanwhile, red-shirt leader Korkaew Pikulthong said although it was understandable that the government would want to suppress anti-coup activities to prevent the problem...

    Politics
  • June 28, 2015

    Northern red shirts promise not to protest against Chiang Mai Cabinet retreat

    Pichit said the red shirts still give more time for the government to solve the country's problems.

    Breakingnews
  • June 26, 2015

    Anti-coup students 'ready for arrest'

    ... Sangthip Chanarat said officers were just observing the group as no order had been given to arrest the students yet. Anti-coup activist and red-shirt Sombat Boonngam-anong, who is being prosecuted, posted a warning on Facebook yesterday that arresting the students was likely to spread anti-junta sentiment...

    Politics
  • June 26, 2015

    Thailand's human rights record a significant setback : US

    ... individuals on January 22 shot and seriously injured Kwanchai Phraiphana Sarakham, a leader of the United Front of Democracy against Dictatorship (Red-Shirts)--allied with former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra--at his community radio station and residence compound in Udon Thani Province. Authorities charged...

    National
  • June 22, 2015

    Yingluck celebrates birthday with get-well wish for the Land of Smiles

    ... of her former cabinet members must report to the NACC to acknowledge the charges they face over the alleged improper disbursement of compensation to red-shirt protesters. The official letters have been sent to the accused and they must report to the NACC between June 9-30, he said. He reiterated that...

    Politics
  • June 22, 2015

    New book spells out foibles and concepts of Thai politics

    ... best project modern Thai politics and politics in the near future, Siripan stressed the phrase "transitional justice". "Many people - whether red shirts or yellow shirts - still feel that injustice still exists, a matter that is significant to the process of reconciliation," she said. The phrase addresses...

    Politics