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BANGKOK, Sept 21, 2020 (AFP): A 'People's Plaque' installed by protesters near Bangkok's Royal Palace was also "planted in the hearts of the Thai people," activists said Monday, vowing its removal marked only the beginning of their battle to reform the monarchy.
BANGKOK, Sept 18 (AFP): A pro-democracy protest expected to draw thousands of young Thais onto the streets this weekend will again demand reform to the country's unassailable and hugely wealthy monarchy, a prominent student leader said on Friday.
A THAI royal consort who was purged for “disloyalty” after running afoul of the Queen has made a sudden and unexpected comeback, with the king reinstating her titles.
PATHUM THANI (Thailand), Aug 29 (AFP): When university student Rung calmly read out 10 demands to reform Thailand's monarchy before thousands of protesters at a pro-democracy rally this month, she defied the country's biggest political taboo.
Facebook said Aug 25 it would file a legal challenge against a Thai government order to take down a group where pro-democracy activists held discussions about the monarchy, a taboo subject in the country.
BANGKOK (AFP): Thai police on Thursday (Aug 20) arrested several more prominent activists involved in the kingdom's young pro-democracy movement, which is demanding an overhaul of the government and breaking taboos by calling for reforms to the monarchy.
BANGKOK (AFP): A Thai court issued arrest warrants Wednesday (Aug 19) for six pro-democracy activists involved in recent rallies that have seen frank discussion of the monarchy and calls for an overhaul of the government.
Bangkok, Aug 18, 2020 (AFP): Thailand's premier on Tuesday played down the spread of the country's democracy movement to high schools where students have been raising a three-fingered salute as a protest symbol against the military-aligned government.
THAILAND’s prime minister called for unity and urged the country to “say no to the politics of hate” in a televised address, following weeks of anti-government protests that have grown bolder in targeting Thai power.