The elderly parents of a former Thai princess were taken into police custody on Friday after confessing to defaming the kingdom`s royal family, an institution protected by one of the world`s toughest lese majeste laws.
Thailand`s junta chief on Thursday said he is willing to provide testimony about his involvement in a deadly 2010 military crackdown on anti-government protesters in Bangkok that left more than 90 dead.
Two prominent pro-establishment Thai politicians should face impeachment for their role in a 2010 military crackdown that killed more than 90 anti-government protesters, the country`s powerful graft watchdog said Tuesday.
Thailand on Monday sentenced two people to jail terms of 2-1/2 years for insulting royalty in a university play, amid a campaign by the ruling military junta to stamp out perceived insults to the monarchy.
Thailand`s interim parliament has passed a law that bans foreigners from seeking surrogacy services to end a "rent-a-womb" industry that made the Southeast Asian country a top destination for fertility tourism.
Thailand`s Attorney General filed charges to the Supreme Court against deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday, in a case that could result in a 10-year jail term if she is found guilty.
Former Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra was set to be formally indicted over a bungled rice subsidy scheme Thursday in the latest legal move against her polarising family that could see her jailed for up to a decade.
Dozens of anti-coup activists held a demonstration in central Bangkok Saturday, handing out roses and copies of George Orwell`s "1984" -- a rare expression of public dissent in a nation still under strict martial law.
Thailand`s top court has ordered another key member of the embattled Shinawatra family to face trial, an official said Wednesday, as the wealthy but wildly divisive clan become further snared in legal challenges.