Thai activists end hunger strike after 52 days

Thammasat University Campus. Thammasat University is Thailand's second oldest institute of higher education
Thammasat University Campus. Thammasat University is Thailand's second oldest institute of higher education. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Two young activists announced on Saturday that they were ending their hunger strike after 52 days in order to receive treatment to save their lives [Read More…]

Two pro-democracy activists leave hospital, continue hunger strike

Supreme Court of Thailand
Main entrance of the Supreme Court of Thailand. Photo: Wattana Songpetchmongkol.

Pro-democracy activists Tantawan “Tawan” Tuatulanon and Orawan “Bam” Phuphong left Thammasat University Hospital for the Supreme Court on Friday and insisted they will continue their [Read More…]

Two hunger strikers charged with lèse majesté still conscious, very weak

Thammasat University Hospital in Bangkok
Thammasat University Hospital in Bangkok. Photo: Sry85. CC BY-SA 4.0.

The two female students charged with lese majeste are still conscious but very weak after nearly three weeks on a hunger strike, Thammasat University Hospital [Read More…]

Protesters against Nakhon Si Thammarat bio-mass power plant stage hunger strike

General view of Nakhon Si Thammarat in Southern Thailand
General view of Nakhon Si Thammarat in Southern Thailand. Photo: Axel Drainville / flickr. CC BY-NC 2.0.

Twelve protesters from Nabon district, in Thailand’s southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat, began a hunger strike this morning, in front of Government House in [Read More…]

Thai anti-establishment protester Parit still refusing food, being fed intravenously

Klong Prem Central Prison in Bangkok
Klong Prem Central Prison in Bangkok. Photo: ::::=UT=:::: CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ratsadon group leader Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak, currently being held on remand and in detention for contempt of court, has been on hunger strike for over [Read More…]