Small but vociferous protests have been held every day in the capital since the army seized power from the civilian government on May 22.
Eleven leaders of bloody,anti-government protests could face the death penalty after being charged Tuesday with terrorism during the worst political upheaval in modern Thai history.
Thailand’s premier lifted a curfew imposed across about one third of the country,in the wake of anti-govt protests,saying the situation was now under control.
The Thai government declared on Thursday it had mostly quelled 10 weeks of violent protests in the capital while buildings smoldered,troops rooted out small pockets of resistance and residents attempted a return to normal life….
The Thai government rejected a proposal Tuesday for peace talks with leaders of the Red Shirt protesters to end the deadly mayhem gripping Bangkok,saying negotiations cannot start until the protesters disperse….
Im lying as flat as I can on the 15th-floor sun deck of my fancy apartment building wearing a set of ill-fitting body armour and a ballistic helmet….
Thai govt suspended its plan to cut water and electricity supplies to anti-government demonstrators camped in a posh central Bangkok neighborhood.
Thai PM demanded that anti-government protesters respond by Monday to his offer of an early election,running out of patience after attacks during weekend.
Thai PM Vejjajiva played down the risk of more violence during anti-government protests,saying he would soon unveil a ‘road map’ to end a two-month standoff that has killed 27 people.
Thai protesters are sticking to their demand for parliament to be dissolved immediately,after a tense night as fears grew of a crackdown to end their six-week rally in Bangkok.
Thailand’s Red Shirt protesters fortified their rally base with home-made barricades,saying they were braced for a brutal crackdown on their anti-government campaign.
Thailand’s red shirt protesters threatened to stay in the capital’s shopping district ‘indefinitely.’
Thai army sent troops to a Bangkok business district,a day after vowing to punish protesters if they marched there,raising fears of more violence after 24 people died in bloody clashes a week ago.
Thailand’s PM talked tough and handed more law and order powers to the army after security forces were humiliated when an anti-government protest leader escaped a police raid in broad daylight.
‘Red Shirts’ paraded the bodies of dead protesters though the tense capital and said the time for negotiation was over after the worst political unrest.