Topic: Bhumibol Adulyadej
The editor of the popular Thai website Prachatai.com faces up to 50 years in jail for hosting comments that the government charges undermine national security.
02/04/2011 12:58 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/21
In Pictures Fireworks: A party in the sky
Thailand’s government accuses the red-shirt opposition of trying to topple revered King Bhumibol. Critics argue it’s using the monarchy – and strict laws against defaming it – as an excuse to crack down.
06/08/2010 02:36 pm
A Christian Science perspective.
05/19/2010 10:05 am
Editorial Board Blog Thailand king and I: Why the protests in Bangkok put a spotlight on the monarchy
The Thailand protests reveal an open split in the kingdom over the role of the monarchy in a democracy. Is it time for the king to acknowledge it?
05/14/2010 05:35 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/05
Thailand’s government accused red-shirt protesters of plotting against the revered king, a charge they rejected as a pretext for cracking down. Protesters forced the train system to close Tuesday in an escalation of the weeks-long standoff.
04/27/2010 09:33 am
Tens of thousands of red-shirted Thailand protesters filled main avenues in Bangkok Sunday as they called for the resignation of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.
03/14/2010 01:29 pm
Robert Mugabe this week marks his 30th anniversary as president of Zimbabwe. Here's a list of the world's longest-serving leaders.
03/05/2010 08:48 am