Monday Mar 3
Green Left Weekly
Thailand: Violence against civilians has deep roots
Indiscriminate violence against ordinary people, whether they be involved in politics or not, is always appalling and serves no progressive or democratic purpose.
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
Thailand must be careful what it wishes for
Caretaker Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul probably did not understand the full repercussions of inviting UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to help in the conflict between the Yingluck government, which he represents, and anti-government protesters.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Violence toll: 23 killed, 768 injured
The number of deaths and injuries from political violence all over the country from Nov 30 last year to Feb 28 has been put at 23 killed and 768 hurt, according the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration's Erawan centre.
Children suffer amid madness
It's hard for me to find the words to describe the grief, the anger and the helplessness at watching a man bury his two gorgeous little kids, whose only crime was they chose KFC at Big C Ratchaprasong to have dinner last Sunday evening.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Never forget, death is not an illusion
In our season of mass delusion, what is real? Life and death are real, but particularly death.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Woman dies from Trat attack injuries
A 40-year-old woman who was shot last Saturday night during an attack on an anti-government rally in Trat died early Friday morning.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Time for police to step up
A video clip has been widely circulated on social media. It was part of the "beating the war drums" meeting of the United Front For Democracy Against Dictatorship held on Sunday at the Chalerm Phra Kiat Sports Stadium in Muang district of Nakhon Ratchasima.
PM, Suthep must talk to avert crisis
The deaths of four children, caught in the line of fire as the political conflict took a turn for the worse, have caused the nation enormous grief.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Gunfire by night becomes new norm in downtown Bangkok
Shots fired by unknown gunmen on Wednesday rattled parts of the Thai capital where anti-government protesters have set up camp for weeks, with small but occasionally deadly bombs and gunfire fast becoming the new norm in the city.
Asia News Network
BANGKOK: Thai political chaos claims fourth child victim
A five-year-old girl yesterday succumbed to injuries sustained when unknown attackers hurled grenades and fired at a rally site of anti-government protesters in Trat.
Let's chase politics back to where it belongs
The corruption and power play at the heart of the crisis has now cost the lives of four children; we need collective action by ordinary voters to prevent such horrific violence Thais are experiencing a collective wave of shock and grief after children became the latest victims of political violence at the weekend.
Trat attack: Second five-year-old dead
A five-year-old girl who was shot and left in a coma after Saturday's gun and grenade attack on an anti-government protest in Trat province died on Tuesday afternoon.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Army chief urges talks
Prayuth says military will be on sidelines, as it fears intervening may worsen crisis; Yingluck said in a trembling voice that she was "staying on to protect democracy" After a weekend of deadly violence, Army Chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha yesterday urged all parties to sit down and talk - to try to find a way to prevent the country from plunging ... (more)
Pressure on govt
Public health professionals nationwide will begin pressuring the government to resign on Wednesday to take responsibility for the recent spate of violence against protesters, the Thai Health Network said on Monday.
EC to probe Yingluck trips
The Election Commission is taking action against official upcountry trips by caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, maintaining they jeopardise the fairness of the ongoing election.
Rally sites should be 'child-free', Unicef warns
The United Nations and UN Children's Fund yesterday condemned the political violence in Thailand, particularly attacks over the weekend that claimed the lives of three children.
Children become latest victims of Thai violence
The father grimaced and wept as he struggled to contain his grief at the death of his two children in a grenade attack during a weekend trip to a mall in downtown Bangkok - the latest casualties in Thailand's months of political crisis.
Thai army chief cautions nation may...
Thailand's army chief warned Monday the country risks "collapse" unless it pulls back from escalating violence after attacks in recent days left three children dead in the kingdom's worst political unrest since 2010.
Sickening and disgusting
It is sickening beyond wildest imagination. Yes, I am talking about the conduct of a red-shirt leader from Chon Buri, identified as Dab Daeng and believed to be a policeman, or former policeman, and his cheer leaders during the meeting of red-shirt core members in Nakhon Ratchasima on Sunday.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Asia News Network
BANGKOK: Woman and child killed as grenade goes off in Bangkok
A grenade explosion amid anti-government protesters in downtown Bangkok killed two people yesterday, even as observers warned that the violence was no longer confined to the capital.