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Editorial: Junta’s Charter Paints Grim Future for Thai Democracy

The junta's 2014 Interim Constitution is robbing Thai people of their political voices.

Tell the World That the Junta is 99% Popular

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

Editorial 12 July 2013: Fraud By Paper

As the Division of Special Investigation DSI launched their investigation on Luang Pu Nen Kham, the controversial, wealthy monk believed to be involved in...
Left: Activists, including Angkhana Neelapaijit, mark the 11th anniversary of the abduction of human rights lawyer Somchai Neelapaijit in 2015 in Bangkok. Right: Porlajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen poses with his wife and child. Photo: Courtesy of his family

Opinion: Thailand’s Burnt Drum Killings, Then and Now

Not being well-versed in murder techniques, I asked one question twice to the chief of the Department of Special Investigation on Tuesday during the...

A Kingdom in Denial

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

Opinion: The Illusion of Choice Under Thailand’s Fake Democracy

With a functioning opposition bloc in Parliament, it would be easy to say Thailand is transitioning back to semi-democracy. But there’s a case to...

Opinion: Why Hasn’t the Greta Thunberg Effect Hit Thailand?

Why do some people feel so threatened by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg?

Correction: Army Chief Did Not Blame Redshirts

On August 2, 2019, Khaosod English published an article which suggested Army Chief Gen. Apirat Kongsompong blamed the Redshirts for a series of bomb...

Mourning the King With Respect to Our Diversity

Millions are mourning the passing of His Majesty the King, Bhumibol Adulyadej. As we transition into a new era, let’s recall mourning is about love and empathy as much as it is grief. It should not be about intolerance, coercion and excess.

In Thai Military, It’s Obedience or Death

A story ripped from the pages of a horror novel turned out to be true in Juntaland.

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