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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Protesting Thai reader of Orwell's 1984 dragged off by police in Bangkok

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:25am by AP

    ... military junta, including a man dragged away by undercover officers for reading a copy of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four. The arrest was the first known case of anyone being detained ... of totalitarianism has become relevant after the army deposed the nation's elected government in a May 22 coup. A police officer said all the arrests took place in and around the upmarket Siam Paragon ...

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    Thailand appoints caretaker PM as Yingluck Shinawatra removed from office

    Posted May 06th 2014, 01:57pm by AFP

    ... – Niwattumrong Boonsongpaisan – as her replacement, as the ruling party struggled to regain its footing after the judicial blow. Watch: Court removes Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra from office The court, ... removal. In 2008 it forced two Thaksin-linked prime ministers from office. Yingluck will also find out over the coming days if she will be indicted by anti-graft officials for neglect of duty ...

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    Thai junta leader says interim government will be set up in August

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 12:14pm

    ... said the scheme ran up huge losses. Farmers are owed more than US$2.5 billion under the programme, a key element in a court ruling that removed Yingluck from office. ...

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    Thailand’s junta moves to sideline pro-Thaksin governors and police

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 09:57am by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Thailand's ruling military junta is removing or transferring officials and police officers known to be loyal to the Shinawatra family in an effort to exclude them ... The junta is also restructuring the police, long seen as a bastion of support for Thaksin and his sister, ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Thaksin was a police officer for 13 years before ...

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    Arrests as soldiers and police curb Thailand anti-coup flashmobs

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 09:00pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... the mall before getting on the overground train, followed by several plain-clothed police officers, according to an AFP reporter. “There was only one protest group at Siam (shopping mall). We ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai political exiles plan to create anti-coup civil disobedience movement

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:09pm by Reuters

    ... for Thaksin, who was a police officer for 13 years before resigning to start his telecom business. At least 17 top police have been transferred over the past week. "They will finish what ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai officers cleared of killing in Saudi ‘blue diamond’ affair

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 10:22pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Officers cleared of killing in 'blue diamond' affair A Thai court yesterday dismissed a case against five former policemen accused of killing a Saudi ... ruling cleared charges against former police lieutenant general Somkid Boonthanom and four other officers. All had been facing charges of premeditated murder and the illegal detention of Ruwaili. ...

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    Facebook failure rattles Thai internet users

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:25pm by AGENCIES

    ... Thanit Prapatanan, director of the ministry's communications crime office, said his office had shut down at least 330 websites since the junta's censorship orders came out, but he ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Grenade attack on Thai anti-graft office ahead of PM hearing

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 02:08pm by Reuters in Bangkok

    ... were thrown early on Friday at the offices of Thailand’s anti-corruption agency, which has summoned the prime minister to answer charges of dereliction of duty next week, as protesters trying to oust her prepared for a big weekend rally. Nobody was injured in the overnight attack, the second on the agency’s offices this week, police said on Friday morning. It was not clear who threw ...

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    Thai junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha rules out elections for at least a year

    Posted May 30th 2014, 10:44pm by Reuters

    ... Yingluck Shinawatra. The government clung to power even after a court forced Yingluck out of office for abuse of power on May 7, but the military ousted it in a coup on May 22, saying a takeover ...




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