High-profile attack prompts question: Is violence legitimate in Thai politics?

A little-known activist and self-declared red shirt earned media headlines – as well as praise from some government critics – by assaulting Thailand’s “complainer-in-chief”, Srisuwan Janya, last week. The incident…

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Thai political activist Srisuwan’s assailant charged with assault

The man who allegedly physically attacked political activist Srisuwan Janya on Tuesday has been charged with premeditated assault, which carries a maximum sentence of three years in prison and/or a…

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Udom and Srisuwan simply elementary tests

Democracy is easy when everyone is agreeable. How conflicts are dealt with, peacefully and justly, is what truly separates it from authoritarianism or anarchy. Minor conflicts producing the kind of…

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Thai activist Srisuwan’s assailant in custody as donations pour in for his defence

Donations continue to pour into a bank account, opened by a supporter of the man who attacked Srisuwan Janya yesterday, to be used for his legal defence. The man, 62-year-old…

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Thai political activist Srisuwan attacked at Technology Crime Suppression Division

Solo political activist Srisuwan Janya was physically attacked this morning (Tuesday), as he was giving an interview to the media, while he was at the office of Technology Crime Suppression…

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Activist’s bid to seek charter court ruling on PM’s term in office rejected

Thailand’s ombudsman has rejected a petition, filed by political activist Srisuwan Janya demanding that the ombudsman seek a ruling from the Constitutional Court over Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s 8-year term…

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DPM Prawit claims Prayut may be able to stay on as Thai PM for 2 more years

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha may be able to remain in office for two more years, if the Constitutional Court rules that his 8-year term does not come to an end…

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EC, NACC asked to probe bribery allegedly involving MPs ahead of censure vote

A senior member of the opposition Thai Liberal party will ask the Election Commission (EC) to investigate alleged bribery implicating some MPs in smaller parties ahead of the censure debate…

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Srisuwan Janya: Thailand’s master complainer a hero or villain for society?

Once highly admired for his campaigns against corruption and lack of transparency, social activist Srisuwan Janya is now facing widespread ridicule after he accused new Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt of…

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Lazada banned from Thai army compounds following video controversy

Thailand’s Army Commander-in-Chief has banned all military units from using Lazada, following the controversy over a TikTok video, which has been deemed by some to offend the disabled and the…

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Complaint filed against an online influencer over Lazada sales promotion clip

Solo political activist Srisuwan Janya filed a formal complaint today (Saturday) with the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) against an online influencer for allegedly mocking a member of the royal…

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EC rejects call to penalise former Palang Pracharath leader Uttama

Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) has rejected a demand, from political activist Srisuwan Janya, for punitive action to be taken against former leader of the Palang Pracharath party, Uttama Savanayana, for…

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Corruption watchdog urged to speed up probe into MP’s suspected land holdings

Political activist Srisuwan Janya submitted a letter to Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) today (Monday), urging them to speed up the investigation of 18 members of the parliament, who he…

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Police asked to prosecute webpage admins for lèse majesté over Saturday’s protest

Thai political activist Srisuwan Janya lodged a complaint with the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) police this morning (Monday), seeking legal action against administrators of the “Youth & Direct Democracy…

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The Anti-Corruption Organization of Thailand (ACT) Secretary-General, Mana Nimitmongkol

Probe sought into politicians and officials over Thonglor COVID-19 cluster and boxing matches in Songkhla

The Anti-Corruption Organization of Thailand (ACT) Secretary-General has called on the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), the ombudsman and the ethical standards committee to investigate politicians and government officials who recently…

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Thai Deputy PM’s free bowls of troubled water

Deputy Prime Minister and Palang Pracharat party leader General Prawit Wongsuwan appears to have landed himself in hot water by reportedly handing out 200,000 water bowls (“khan” in Thai) to…

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Thailand’s election watchdog asked to investigate whether Progressive Movement functions like a political party

Thailand’s Election Commission has been asked, by political activist Srisuwan Janya, to investigate the conduct of the Progressive Movement, led by Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, which he accuses of functioning like a…

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Thailand’s NACC urged to probe 14 projects endorsed by former navy chief

Political activist Srisuwan Janya has demanded that Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) investigate suspected corruption in 14 projects, implemented during the tenure of the former Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai…

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Srisuwan to ask EC to take legal action against Thanathorn et al

Political activist Srisuwan Janya said today that he will lodge a complaint on Monday asking the Election Commission (EC) to take legal action against former Future Forward party leader Thanathorn…

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Ombudsman accepts for consideration PM’s oath-taking controversy

Thailand’s ombudsman has accepted for consideration a petition from Mr. Srisuwan Janya, secretary-general of the Thai Constitution Protection Association, regarding Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s alleged incomplete recital of an oath…

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EC accepts Thanathorn’s loan case for consideration

The Election Commission’s Office has accepted a petition, submitted by political activist Srisuwan Janya, demanding an investigation to determine whether the Future Forward party leader’s loan of 110 million baht…

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Future Forward party gets back at Srisuwan Janya

The Future Forward party is hitting back at maverick political activist Srisuwan Janya in retaliation for the latter’s campaign against the party, including the latest petition to the Election Commission…

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Activist Srisuwan to move for the dissolution of the Thai Raksa Chart party

Constitution Protection Association Secretary-general Srisuwan Janya vowed today (Sunday) that, tomorrow, he will ask the Election Commission to review the pro-Thaksin Thaki Raksa Chart party’s controversial nomination of its prime…

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Srisuwan to kick-start signature collection campaign to impeach five anti-graft commissioners

Political activist Srisuwan Janya declared today he is determined to push ahead with his bid to impeach the five anti-graft commissioners who cleared Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan of wrongdoing…

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