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No special parking arrangement for Thaksin’s visitors at Police Hospital

  WITH today (Aug. 28) being the first time that Pheu Thai de facto boss Thaksin Shinawatra is being allowed visitors at Police Hospital where he is undergoing medical treatment after being rushed there from prison last Tuesday upon returning to Thailand that same day, the hospital’s car park attendant said no instructions had been

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Constitutional Court accepts petition against Pita over lese majeste amendment bid

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT today (July 12) accepted a petition filed against prime minister-designate Pita Limjaroenrat and his Move Forward Party on charges of conspiring to undermine rule by pushing for amendment to the lese majeste law. However, Pita and the Move Forward are allowed by court to defend themselves by

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Petitions in pursuit of Move Forward dissolution lifted

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters ELECTION COMMISSION secretary-general Sawaeng Boonmee has already waived petitions earlier filed against the Move Forward in pursuit of the otherwise dissolution of the progressive party, said a source in the polling agency today (June 11). In his capacity as Political Party Registrar, Sawaeng has lifted those anti-Move Forward complaints for

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Move Forward Party steadfast over amendment to lese majeste law

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE MOVE FORWARD PARTY today (Oct, 26) delivered a statement to reiterate their unwavering ideologies in pursuit of amendment to the draconian lese majeste law. Parit Wacharasindhu, manager of the Move Forward Party’s policies publicity campaigns, announced that the second-largest opposition party will resolutely put forward concerted moves to amend the

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Thanathorn applying for bail after being hit with lese majeste case

  PROGRESSIVE Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s lawyer is today (Apr. 11) getting ready to apply for bail after the Criminal Court accepted a lawsuit filed by the Public Prosecutor’s Office charging him with offences under Section 112 of the Criminal Code, or lese majeste law,  and the Computer Crimes Act, Naewna newspaper said. Mr. Krisdang

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Protesters hang up ‘people’s judgement’ banner, demand abolition of Section 112

  A BIG demonstration got underway at Ratchaprasong intersection this afternoon (Dec. 12) with the protesters hanging up large banner with the words “People’s Judgement of Section 112” to underscore their demand that Section 112 of the Criminal Code, or the lese majeste law, be abolished, Matichon newspaper said. Jointly launching this demonstartion are a

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Crop top gathering calls for temporary release of activist

A DOWNTOWN gathering led by a former Amnesty International Thailand committee member this afternoon (Nov. 20) entitled “What’s wrong with wearing a crop top?” called for the release on bail of protest leader Panusaya Sitthichirawattanakul, or Rung, who was detained in a Criminal Code Section 112 case, known as the lese majeste law, involving going

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