Tagged: political crisis

A dangerous stand-off in Thailand.

An escalation of pro-democracy protests could lead to a higher amount of repression. The powerful Royal Thai Army (RTA) has overthrown the elected caretaker administration of Prime Minister Niwattamrong Boonsongpaisan, who succeeded Yingluck Shinawatra...

Thailand’s political system breaks down

On Tuesday, May 20th, Thailand’s army declared martial law. On Thursday, the military overthrew the government. It was the 12th successful military coup since Thailand abandoned the absolute monarchy in 1932. The army chief...