Published: July 30, 2021
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat urged the U.N. Security Council on Thursday to press Myanmar’s military to stop violence and restore democracy, warning that with COVID-19 surging and hunger increasing, “the longer we delay, the more people die.”
Published: April 30, 2021
Members of the pro-democracy movement on Friday handed in a letter at the US Embassy in Bangkok to seek support from Washington for their fellow protesters in jail, especially Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak and Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul, who have gone on hunger strike.
Published: January 21, 2021
The field of flags - 200,000 of them planted across the National Mall which was silent and otherwise empty - was as uplifting as it was sobering. In the silence and the cold, they blew in the breeze as the 46th president was sworn in and the 49th vice president made history.
Published: October 16, 2020
One of the pro-democracy protest leaders, Panusaya "Rung" Sithijirawattanakul, has urged supporters not to panic and to continue the fight, after she was arrested on Thursday morning.
Published: October 03, 2020
The leader of the Free People group, Arnon Nampa, has asked people to join in large numbers the protest scheduled for October 14 at Bangkok’s Democracy Monument, saying it was not enough to only realise the problems facing the country.
Published: October 01, 2020
The fate of Thailand’s Constitution is hanging in the balance after Parliament last week failed to vote on whether it should be amended. Instead, lawmakers, mainly government MPs and senators, overwhelmingly voted to set up a committee to study charter amendment proposals – a move widely seen as a delaying tactic.
Published: September 09, 2020
Opposition chief whip Sutin Klangsang said on Wednesday (September 9) that his party, Pheu Thai, had decided to back Move Forward Party’s push to amend Article 272, but the motion had to be withdrawn because the Democrat Party pulled out.