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Thai pro-democracy `Red Shirts` to reject army charter

Thailand`s pro-democracy "Red Shirt" movement will vote against a new junta-scripted charter in a looming referendum, their leader said Thursday, a move that could deepen the country`s political impasse.

Feb 11, 2016, 15:02 PM IST

Thai 'Red Shirt' TV station taken off air

Thailand's "Red Shirt" supporters reacted with dismay on Friday after a television network run by the opposition movement was taken off air in the latest strike against freedom of expression in the military-ruled kingdom.

May 01, 2015, 12:34 PM IST

Thai `Red Shirt` leader rails against TV ban threat

 The leader of Thailand`s `Red Shirt` movement hit out Tuesday at plans to take his pro-democracy television network off the air, in the latest strike against freedom of expression in the military-ruled kingdom.

Apr 28, 2015, 12:04 PM IST

Thai military ramps up `attitude adjustment` for critics

 A prominent leader of the opposition Red Shirt movement and a former minister on Friday became the latest critics of Thailand`s junta forced to report to barracks for "attitude adjustment" as the military ramps up its campaign against dissent.

Jan 30, 2015, 12:53 PM IST

Thai `Red Shirt` leader sentenced to two years in jail

A Thai court Wednesday sentenced the leader of the opposition Red Shirt movement to two years in prison for defaming a former premier, a move analysts said was the latest attack against critics of the military regime.

Jan 28, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

MP from former Thai ruling party jailed over royal slur

 A lawmaker from Thailand`s toppled ruling party was jailed for two-and-a-half years on Wednesday for defaming the royal family, the latest in a series of such convictions since the army grabbed power.

Dec 03, 2014, 13:03 PM IST

Five Thai students detained for Hunger Games salute

Five Thai students were detained on Wednesday after flashing the three-finger salute from "The Hunger Games" films during a speech by the premier, officials said, in the latest crackdown on opposition to May`s coup.

Nov 19, 2014, 18:43 PM IST

Thai court drops murder charge against ex-PM Abhisit

A Thai court on Thursday dismissed charges of murder and abuse of power against former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his ex-deputy over a bloody crackdown on opposition protests in 2010.

Aug 28, 2014, 10:51 AM IST

Thai junta releases activist detained for almost a month

The military junta governing Thailand has said it has released an opposition activist who had been in detention since May 28 this year, media reported Wednesday.

Jun 25, 2014, 18:58 PM IST

Thailand`s junta releases `Red Shirt` activist

Thailand`s military junta today released an opposition activist who had appeared on an army television channel saying her detention was "too good for words to say" after demands from several human rights group for her freedom.

Jun 24, 2014, 18:39 PM IST

Probe panel blames Red Shirts, govt for 2010 violence

A commission probing political violence that engulfed Thailand in 2010 blamed the then Government and the Red Shirts who were protesting against it.

Sep 17, 2012, 18:30 PM IST

Thai `Red Shirt` leader gets second bail in days

Arisman Pongruangrong surrendered to
authorities in early December after nearly 20 months on the
run.

Dec 29, 2011, 23:38 PM IST

Thai `Red Shirt` leaders face new charges

Thai authorities have summoned
18 leaders of the opposition `Red Shirt` movement to face charges of sedition and insulting the revered monarchy.

Apr 19, 2011, 18:57 PM IST

Detained "red shirt" to run for parliamentary seat

Korkaew Pikulthong will be standing for the opposition Puea Thai Party.

Jun 28, 2010, 15:18 PM IST

Police nab `Red Shirt` guard over Bangkok arson

Thai police have said they had nabbed a "Red Shirt" guard in connection with an arson attack on the country`s biggest shopping mall in May.

Jun 08, 2010, 16:08 PM IST

Thaksin urges Thai PM to pull back troops, restart talks

Thailand`s fugitive ex-premier
Thaksin Shinawatra called on the government to pull back
troops.

May 14, 2010, 22:26 PM IST

Rogue Thai General aiding Red Shirts shot in head

A renegade Army General accused of leading a force among Thailand`s Red Shirt protesters was shot.

May 14, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Police, Maoists clash in Nepal, several injured

Hundreds of Maoist supporters waving red banners outlawed party encircled the seat of the govt.

May 09, 2010, 14:37 PM IST

Thailand`s Reds say attacks won`t derail peace process

Thailand`s anti-government "Red
Shirts" denied involvement in deadly attacks on security
forces.

May 08, 2010, 16:07 PM IST

New Thai violence kills 2, mars compromise moves

Hopes for an end to Thailand`s political crisis diminished following a new eruption of violence.

May 08, 2010, 14:12 PM IST