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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai PM hints elections could be delayed

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 03:18am by Reuters

    ... with populist policies that won him the votes of the poor. Thaksin was deposed in a previous coup in 2006 and lives in self-imposed exile abroad. Six months of street protests destabilised a government ...

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    No hope for rights, Thai professors say after junta halts democracy seminar

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... the nation's military rulers have jailed opponents who dared to speak out and silenced the rest with the threat of prosecution. They have censored the media, dispersed protesters and forbidden open ... That struggle helped fuel six months of anti-government street protests and sporadic violence that had paralysed the administration of Thaksin's sister Yingluck Shinawatra, culminating in the May ...

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    Thailand proposes wristbands and party curfews to keep tourists safe

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 05:15pm by Reuters

    ... made many tourists think twice about visiting. The industry has yet to recover from a slump due to months of violent street protests that left nearly 30 people dead. Tourist arrivals fell 11.9 ...

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    Thai prime minister decries soap operas, and threatens to write his own

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 12:08am by Reuters

    ... government after six months of violent anti-government protests. "I have ordered that scripts be written, including plays on reconciliation, on tourism and on Thai culture," Prayuth said. ...

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

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

    ... for reading as a form of protest since the military seized power last month. Handfuls of anti-coup protesters have staged several silent readings of the book in recent weeks, saying its indictment ... pro-democracy groups trying to counter anti-government protesters who obstructed February elections that were later annulled in a controversial court ruling. ...

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    Thai PM to visit Myanmar on first official trip

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... in protesters, muzzling the media and threatening those found in breach of martial law with trial in a military court. Myanmar, which hosted its first Asean summit in May, has been a member of the bloc ... was forced to take power after months of protests against ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra’s administration left 28 people dead and hundreds wounded. He has ruled out holding new elections before ...

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    Thailand’s junta amasses 6,000-strong security force to smother Bangkok protests

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 03:15pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Thailand’s junta has prepared a force of over 6,000 troops and police for deployment in Bangkok on Sunday to smother protests and prevent opposition to the May 22 coup ... and nip protests in the bud. A heavy security force presence at potential flashpoints in Thailand’s largest cities since the coup has limited protesters to small gatherings, which are often ...

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    Anti-coup protest organiser Sombat tracked via web and arrested in Thailand

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:20pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Security forces swoop to detain Sombat after tracing him via computer network he was using Anti-coup protest organiser held Thailand's security forces have tracked down and detained a prominent activist who helped organise protests against last month's military coup via comments he posted on the internet, officials said yesterday. Sombat ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai anti-junta protesters enlist Hunger Games salute as act of defiance

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... are risking arrest by flashing the three-finger salute from the Hunger Games movies to defy a junta that has banned all public protests. The gesture has become the unofficial symbol of resistance ... to symbolise solidarity for their uprising against a wealthy, totalitarian regime. In Thailand, some protesters say the salute is also a nod to the French revolutionary motto "liberty, equality ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thousands of Thai soldiers and police out in force to deter protest

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 01:33pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok Hundreds continue to defy junta by taking to the streets of Bangkok to condemn coup Huge show of force quashes protests Thailand's junta deployed thousands of security forces on the streets of Bangkok yesterday to thwart another round of small-scale protests denouncing last month's military coup. Hundreds of demonstrators came out and several were ...




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