Published: Dec 09, 2020
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha should follow the example of former PM General Suchinda Kraprayoon who resigned after the deadly Black May crackdown on protesters in 1992, prominent social critic Sulak Sivaraksa said on Wednesday.
Published: Jun 30, 2019
Relatives of pro-democracy protesters killed in the May 1992 military crackdown have given the authorities an ultimatum, demanding that the culprits behind last Friday’s attack on political activist Sirawit Serithiwat be arrested within seven days.
Published: Mar 19, 2018
Thammasat University law academic Worachet Pakeerat has suggested that Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha consider the bloodshed of “Black May” as a lesson if he wanted to become the next premier without being elected.
Published: Aug 29, 2016
Like it or not, the referendum result early this month, which saw the military-backed constitution endorsed overwhelmingly by voters, may also represent a popular vote for coup leader and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.
Published: May 18, 2016
Ceremonies to mark the anniversary of one of the darkest few days of modern Thai history have taken on special significance this year. The so-called Black May of 1992 saw dozens killed when soldiers opened fire on unarmed demonstrators in Bangkok. Several