All “Baan Thaloo Fah” protesters granted bail

On Monday evening, Dusit District Court granted bail to all 93 protesters from the Baan Thaloo Fah community, who had been camped in front of Government House and were arrested by police on Sunday on charges of violating the Emergency Decree, the Disease Control Act and other laws. All those arrested denied the charges and […]

Thanathorn denies defaming Thai monarchy during livestream on vaccine acquisition

Leader of Thailand’s Progressive Movement, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, went to Nang Loeng police station this morning, to acknowledge lèse majesté charges over his Facebook live commentary, during which he questioned the transparency of the country’s COVID-19 vaccine acquisition effort. Thanathorn insists that nothing he said during his livestream defamed the monarchy, and that he is not […]

Thai police brace for fresh protests at Government House this afternoon

Police have set up barricades, using cargo containers, and blocked road access to Government House again, in anticipation of another protest this late afternoon by followers of the anti-establishment Ratsadon group. Road traffic at Suan Miksakawan intersection, heading toward Panichakarn intersection, is closed as cargo containers have been placed to block the Phitsanuloke Road at […]

Thailand’s anti-establishment protesters rally again near the Government House

Two groups of protesters rallied near Government House in Bangkok this afternoon (Tuesday). Initially, they were mostly members of the now dismantled “Baan Thaloo Fah” community, originally located in front of the Government House. They gathered on the Chamaimaruchet Bridge at about 3.30pm and then formed a single file line to confront anti-riot police, deployed […]