Muzzled opposition reduced to song in post-coup Thailand

His trademark televised diatribes have given way to misty-eyed songs, but in Thailand`s stifling post-coup climate, the firebrand leader of the once mighty "Red Shirts" welcomes any chance to reach his supporters. 

Opposition to Thai coup simmers, ex-PM in `safe place`

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was in a "safe place" on Saturday after being held by the army following a coup, an aide said, as opposition to the takeover grew among her supporters and pro-democracy activists.

Yingluck supporters disperse to celebrate spring festival

The supporters of Thailand`s embattled Premier Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday dispersed from their rally site at the outskirts of the capital, vowing to regroup again for a bigger mass demonstration after a week-long spring festival break.

Thai Red Shirts vow `final fight` to defend Yingluck

Thailand`s pro-government "Red Shirt" supporters rallied for a second day Sunday, vowing to protect Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing a slew of legal challenges that could see her toppled within weeks.

Thai Red Shirts mobilise to defend besieged PM

With a flurry of punches and kicks, hundreds of Thai "Red Shirts" undergo self-defence drills as they mobilise to protect the embattled government, stoking fears of a dangerous new phase of civil conflict.

Gunmen kill protester, wound 4 in Thai capital

Gunmen killed one person and wounded four others in an attack on Tuesday on anti-government protesters, in the latest violence in Thailand`s long political crisis, authorities said.

Thailand`s `red shirts` gear up for a fight

The clock is ticking for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who faces impeachment within weeks, but her supporters are hatching plans to thwart any move to dismiss her, with some leaders assembling what amount to militias.

Thai protesters cut power to govt HQ, ask Army to step in

Thai opposition protesters on Thursday cut power and water supplies to the government headquarters.

Thai pro-government `Thai pro-government `Red Shirts` vow election support` vow election support

Thai government supporters on Wednesday threw their support behind upcoming elections in the crisis-hit nation.

Thai "red shirts" prepare rally to back PM against protesters

The red-shirted supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Wednesday they could take to the streets to protect the government from protesters.

Thaksin supporters mark Thai coup anniversary

Special branch police estimated that about 6,000 Red Shirts had massed by early evening in Bangkok.

Red Shirts warn new Thai govt they want justice

The red shirts` protests paralysed Bangkok last year and sparked a bloody military crackdown.

Thailand`s election race heats up

Thailand`s election battle, set for July 03, got into full swing on Thursday.

Thai `Red Shirts` mark a year since deadly clash

Thailand Police have predicted up to 50,000 people could attend gathering.

Thai Red Shirts rally in show of strength

The Red Shirt action marks the anniversary of the beginning of their two—month protest last year.

Thousands of Thai `Red Shirts` rally in Bangkok

Thousands of Thai "Red Shirts"
gathered in Bangkok to mark nine months since a bloody
crackdown on their anti-government rally.

Thailand’s ‘Red Shirts’ call for world court probe

Anti-govt Red Shirts want an ICC probe into govt`s crimes against humanity.

Red Shirts mark New Year with new protest pledge

Thousands of anti-government demonstrators have a new strategy for New Year.

Reluctant retiree new leader of Thailand`s Red Shirts

A retired microbiology lecturer, mother and self-described middle-class intellectual is no obvious leader for Thailand`s largely poor, rural and at times violent anti-government street movement.

Thai `Red Shirts` rally six months after crackdown

Thousands of Thai "Red Shirts"
today converged on central Bangkok to mark six months since a
deadly crackdown on their anti-government rally.