Topic: Khon Kaen
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
Though Thailand’s red-shirt protests are dismissed by some as a political ploy by former Thaksin Shinawatra, they have also tapped into desires in the rural northeast for economic and social justice.
05/10/2010 09:30 am
While red shirt leaders in Bangkok have agreed to a road map to reconciliation with the Thai premier, red shirt protesters from northeast Thailand, a hotbed of antigovernment demonstrations, show no signs of backing down.
05/07/2010 10:46 am