The military-dominated government has enjoyed a free ride so far, running roughshod over people’s rights and issuing threats when challenged. But last month, the regime got a wake-up call. Saowanee T. Alexander reflects on the Run Against Dictatorship events that erupted throughout the Northeast last month.
Many in Thai society have been waiting for an election which, like Godot, never seems to arrive. The military junta has scheduled the election many times, only to delay it again and again. Yesterday, it was made official: Elections have been called for 24 March. Will Godot finally arrive?
Saowanee T. Alexander24/01/2019
Saowanee T. Alexander takes a closer look at the results of the constitution referendum in Ubon Ratchathani Province.
Saowanee T. Alexander10/09/2016
Saowanee T. Alexander comments on the case of Ubon Ratchathani Red Shirt leader Phichet Thabutda, who was sentenced to 33 years in prison.