Attapon Buapat – also known as “the Witch Doctor” and “Kru Yai” – is a schoolteacher turned satirist. Photo: Handout Attapon Buapat – also known as “the Witch Doctor” and “Kru Yai” – is a schoolteacher turned satirist. Photo: Handout
Attapon Buapat – also known as “the Witch Doctor” and “Kru Yai” – is a schoolteacher turned satirist. Photo: Handout

Thai protests: Witch Doctor uses satire to roast army generals, politicians

  • Protesters are waging a satirical war against the Thai army and its old guard allies and teacher turned satirist Attapon Buapat is among their sharpest weapons
  • Wit, code and creativity provide cover for taboo sentiments in a land where authorities have a history of crackdowns and patrol the internet for transgressions

Topic |   Thailand
Attapon Buapat – also known as “the Witch Doctor” and “Kru Yai” – is a schoolteacher turned satirist. Photo: Handout Attapon Buapat – also known as “the Witch Doctor” and “Kru Yai” – is a schoolteacher turned satirist. Photo: Handout
Attapon Buapat – also known as “the Witch Doctor” and “Kru Yai” – is a schoolteacher turned satirist. Photo: Handout
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