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Thailand Commemorates King Chulalongkorn Memorial Day

BANGKOK, Oct 23 (TNA) – Thailand commemorated King Chulalongkorn Memorial Day in ceremonies across the country on Wednesday. On the public holiday marking the passing of King Chulalongkorn The Great or King Rama V of the House of Chakri, on October 23, 1910, Thai people attended ceremonies to pay homage to the King. Full story: […]Read More

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Muslim Teen’s Memorial Set on Fire in Washington

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The memorial for a Muslim teen murdered near a Virginia mosque was set on fire in Dupont Circle in Northwest Washington on Wednesday, according to fire officials. DC Fire said they responded to the scene at about 8:30 a.m. and found the remains from the memorial for 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen on fire […]Read More

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Junta Permits Thammasat Massacre Memorial Rally

BANGKOK — In a rare exception to its sweeping ban on protests, the military junta today did not interfere with an event to commemorate the massacre of student activists at Thammasat University 39 years ago. The ceremony was organized by several activist groups at Thammasat’s Tha Prachan campus, where security officers and right-wing vigilante groups […]Read More

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Junta Orders Families to Cancel 2010 Crackdown Memorial Service

BANGKOK — The Thai junta has reportedly ordered relatives of those who died in the military crackdown on Redshirt protests in 2010 to cancel a Buddhist ceremony dedicated to the victims. The merit-making ceremony was scheduled to take place at a temple in Pathum Thani province on Friday, the fifth anniversary of clashes between soldiers […]Read More

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Red Shirts Banned From Redshirt Leader’s Memorial Service

BANGKOK — Mourners wearing red shirts were prohibited by police from attending yesterday’s memorial service for Apiwan Wiriyachai, a popular Redshirt leader who passed away in exile 100 days ago. Officers manned the entrance of Wat Bang Phai temple in Nonthaburi province yesterday to enforce the ban and offer free white T-shirts to anyone who […]Read More

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Anti-Coup Protesters Rally At 1973 Uprising Memorial

BANGKOK – Student activists have defied the military’s ban on political gatherings of more than five people by continuing to protest the military coup in Bangkok today. The protests were organised by Thammasat University student activists who call themselves the League of Liberal Thammasat for Democracy (LLTD). Students from other universities and members of the […]Read More