April 11, 2014
by Addison Morris
A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced 13 men, all members of the self-styled Khmer National Liberation Front, to prison for plotting to overthrow Prime Minister Hun Sen's government. The government accused the men of plotting insurrection and "opposing the nation" by calling for Sen's removal, ...[read more]
April 2, 2014
by Peter Snyder
Thailand's Constitutional Court announced Wednesday that they will hear a case accusing Prime Minster Yingluck Shinawatra of misconduct for transferring her National Security Council chief to another position. The complaint, filed by opposition leaders, accuses Shinwatra of violating the ...[read more]
March 21, 2014
by Addison Morris
Thailand's Constitutional Court on Friday declared the country's recent general election to be be invalid, adding further complication to the current political crisis in which protesters have demanded the yielding of governmental power to an interim appointed council. In a 6-3 decision, the court ...[read more]
March 20, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
Thailand's anti-graft commission indicted Senate President Nikom Wairatpanij for alleged wrongdoing when he ended the debate on a bill to amend the Thai constitution even though members still wanted to discuss the bill further. Wairatpanij has been accused of malfeasance for not being neutral ...[read more]
February 24, 2014
by Addison Morris
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday condemned the recent escalating violence in Thailand and called for a cessation of violence, asking the government to bring all responsible parties to justice. Additionally, the Secretary-General urged all parties involved to respect human rights, and to ...[read more]
February 19, 2014
by Peter Snyder
The Civil Court of Thailand on Wednesday ruled that orders targeting anti-government protesters from the Prime Minister and a Special Security Command Center under the special security law known as the Internal Security Act were unconstitutional, violating the protesters' constitutional rights. In ...[read more]
February 18, 2014
by Stephen Adelgren
Thailand's National Anti-Corruption Agency on Tuesday formally charged Prime Minister Yingluck Sinawatra with neglect of duty relating to management of the country's multi-billion dollar rice-subsidy program. The charges allege that Shinawatra failed to adequately address reports of corruption in ...[read more]
February 12, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
Thailand's Constitutional Court on Wednesday rejected petitions filed by both the ruling and opposition parties accusing each other of attempting to overthrow the country's government during recent elections. The court cited insufficient grounds for either claim brought by Prime Minister Yingluck ...[read more]
February 4, 2014
by Stephen Adelgren
Thailand's Democrat party, the country's main opposition political party, petitioned the Thai Constitutional Court Tuesday to annul the results of last week's national elections, alleging that the polls were unconstitutional. The petition also seeks the dissolution of the ruling party of Prime ...[read more]
January 26, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
An anti-government protest leader was killed in Bangkok on Sunday. Suthin Thararin, a protest leader for the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), was shot to death in front of the Sri Eiam Temple in Bangkok while demonstrators blocked a voting station, according to Police Col. Thawatkiat ...[read more]

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