Thailand unrest - updates

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Thai cyber police step up royal slur patrols

Jun 15, 2014 - 2:45 PM

Thailand s military is bolstering its self designated role as protector of the monarchy with increased cyber patrols to root out critics of the king following last month s coup

HARDLINE. Thai policemen link arms before moving in to break up an anti-coup gathering at a shopping mall in downtown Bangkok on June 1, 2014. Photo by Christophe Archambault / AFP

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Jun 02, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Jun 02, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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Jun 02, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Thai army chief orders censorship of media

May 20, 2014 - 10:44 AM

The statement from the army says it prohibits all media outlets from reporting or distribution of any news or still photographs detrimental to national security

MARTIAL LAW. Thai armed soldiers patrol and stand guard outside the Shinawatra Tower Two in Bangkok, Thailand, 20 May 2014. Narong Sangnak/EPA

Thai army invokes martial law, urges rivals to talk

May 20, 2014 - 6:57 AM

6th UPDATE An announcement on military run television says martial law is in place but stresses that the move is not a coup

MARTIAL LAW. A Thai armed soldier patrols outside the Shinawatra Tower Two in Bangkok, Thailand, May 20, 2014. Narong Sangnak/EPA

Thailand makes rare arrest of protest leader

Apr 26, 2014 - 5:11 PM

Former opposition lawmaker Sakoltee Phattiyakul faces charges of insurrection trespassing inciting unrest and obstruction of an election

PROTESTS. Thai anti-government protesters parade during a rally in Bangkok on January 19, 2014. Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/AFP

Girl killed as fears heighten over Thai political violence

Feb 23, 2014 - 4:09 PM

A 5 year old girl was killed and 30 people wounded in a drive by shooting attack on an anti government rally on Saturday night February 22

ATTACKED. Thai hospital workers evacuate an injured villager following an attack near an anti-government rally in Khao Saming, Trat province. Photo from Agence France-Presse

Temporary Thai truce on eve of king's birthday

Dec 04, 2013 - 2:40 PM

The overwhelming mood was calm in the capital as demonstrators joined Bangkok authorities to clean up the area around Democracy Monument

CLEANUP. Anti-government supporters clean the road around Democracy Monument in Bangkok on December 4, 2013. AFP/Indranil Mukherjee

Thai police yield to protesters ahead of king's birthday

Dec 03, 2013 - 10:31 PM

Thai police abandoned their defense of the government headquarters against a siege by protesters trying to topple the prime minister a dramatic move that eased tensions before the revered king s birthday

DEFIANCE. An anti-government protester stand alone with a national flag infront of a riot police barricade outside the police headquarters during an ongoing rally in Bangkok on December 2, 2013. AFP/ Nicolas Asfouri

Barricades down at Thai gov't HQ

Dec 03, 2013 - 1:57 PM

Demonstrators were allowed to approach the perimeter fence of Government House with no resistance from security forces

DEFIANCE. An anti-government protester stand alone with a national flag infront of a riot police barricade outside the police headquarters during an ongoing rally in Bangkok on December 2, 2013. AFP/ Nicolas Asfouri

UN's Ban 'concerned' by Thailand violence

Dec 03, 2013 - 12:02 PM

Ban also expressed concern over attempts by demonstrators to forcefully seize government buildings and media outlets

THREAT. UN's Ban Ki-moon says climate change threatens generations. File photo by UN/Evan Schneider