>APAC Thursdays: Thailand

>Red Shirts Demonstrate in Thailand Radio France International reports that the Red Shirts, supporters of the deposed Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who is subject to an arrest warrant for charges of corruption, demonstrated in Bangkok on Saturday demanding the ex-prime minister’s pardon. Around 17,000 people protested in the Thai capital in front of Government … Read More

>Thailand – Information and Resources

> Thailand has seen massive amounts of political and social unrest because of the “red shirts” or protesters of anti-governmental riots.  NPR states that the leaders of the protesters, who have dubbed themselves red shirts, said they wanted talks mediated by the United Nations, provided the government agreed to an immediate cease-fire and pulled its … Read More