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Ex Thai Deputy PM Suthep testifies to police on Red

BANGKOK, Dec 8 – Thailand’s former deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban on Thursday testified to police on the alleged crackdown on Red Shirt protesters last year, saying he was unperturbed over the case. Mr Suthep, who supervised national security in the Abhisit Vejjajiva administration, directed the Centre for the Resolution of the Emergency Situation (CRES), […]Read More

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Is the Thai military torturing anti-govt protesters?

According to a new report, yes. The Bangkok Post: Red shirt detainees are being tortured, forced to confess to crimes and jailed without any chance to defend themselves, a damning report reveals. … The National Human Rights Commission subcommittee on civil and political rights concluded its study into the red shirt detentions in June but […]Read More

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UDD Red Shirts cancel political talk show scheduled for King’s

BANGKOK, Dec 4 — Thailand’s anti-government Red Shirts, the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) have cancelled their plan to hold a political talk show on Sunday, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s 83rd birthday, a UDD leader said Saturday. Sombat Boonngamanong, leader of the Red Sunday group, told a press conference that the UDD […]Read More

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CRES to monitor safety during Thai King’s birthday celebrations

BANGKOK, Dec 1 – Thailand’s Centre for the Resolution of the Emergency Situation (CRES) on Wednesday set up a command centre to monitor the situation during the celebrations to mark His Majesty the King’s 83rd birthday, according to army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha. The army chief said CRES has many times discussed security measures during […]Read More

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Bangkok kept under state of emergency

BANGKOK, Oct. 1 (UPI) — Thailand lifted a state of emergency in the northeast Friday but kept it in force in four central provinces, including the capital, the government announced. Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva signed an order to lift the emergency decree in the last three northeastern provinces — Khon Kaen, Udon Thani and Nakhon […]Read More

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DNA evidence links politicians to Bangkok bombings: Police Chief

BANGKOK, Sept 30 – Police Chief Pol Gen Wichean Potephosree asserted Thursday that police have found DNA evidence linking some politicians to the series of bombings. Following a security meeting chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban, Gen Wichean said that the police currently had DNA evidence to probe some politicians behind several bombings. However, […]Read More

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Thai Govt may revoke emergency rule in some provinces

BANGKOK, 22 September 2010 (NNT) – Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva remarked on Wednesday that the Emergency Decree will definitely be revoked in some provinces and that situations in the remaining provinces will be under close monitoring. Following the government’s decision to extend an expiring decree effective in seven provinces including Bangkok, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Samut […]Read More

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Thai Army Finds Suspects in Arms Theft

The army chief says his agency has already known which officers were involved in the recent theft of anti-tank rockets from its arsenal in Lop Buri province. Army chief General Anupong Paochinda said the investigation suggested some army officers collaborated with outsiders to steal rocket-propelled grenades from the Lop Buri arms depot. Anupong said the […]Read More