Thai army urged to probe torture allegations

2014-08-05 19:57

Rights groups have urged Thailand's military rulers to probe allegations a 'Red Shirt' activist was tortured during her near one-month detention by soldiers after the coup.

Three fingered Thai salute 'symbol of defiance'

2014-06-04 15:13

Supporters of Thailand's military junta are trying to hijack a gesture used by demonstrators opposed to last month's coup, saying the salute signifies the ills of the deposed government.

Thai curfew lifted in three tourist hotspots

2014-06-03 16:06

Thailand's junta said that it was scrapping a curfew in three major beach resorts to woo back tourists in the wake of last month's military coup.


No advanced planning for coup - Thai general

2014-06-26 13:41

A senior Thai general has rejected reports the army planned to rid the kingdom of the influence of controversial former premier Thaksin Shinawatra years before it seized power in May.

Hunger Games salute used as a symbol of rebellion in Thai protest

2014-06-04 12:40

Thai junta has warned that anti-coup protesters who flash the Hunger Games salute could be arrested.

Early nights in Bangkok as coup tames tourist party

2014-05-26 09:33

Foreign tourists navigating Bangkok's temples lamented the taming effect of a military coup on the city's rowdy nightlife but otherwise shrugged off any safety fears despite warnings by foreign governments.

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