Thailand dictatorship arrests students

Re-posted from Dear Kitty. Some blog. Students arrested for attempting to protest in Thailand. A Bangkok military court later released the students. The army took power in a May 2014 coup and has since curbed basic freedoms and cracked down on critics, according to Reuters. More:

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-thailand-rights-idUSKCN0UZ0RN

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video says about itself:

Bangkok museum showcases Thai history of torture and death

Bangkok, 10 Oct 2011 (EFE) (Camera: Gaspar Ruiz-Canela).- The cruel history of torture and the evolution of the death penalty in Thailand are the focus of a museum in a old Bangkok prison, in what is an informative guide to penitentiary life and forms of punishment.

By James Tweedie:

Thailand: Four students charged with political gathering

Friday 22nd January 2016

One student seized from street corner by ‘army officers’ in unmarked trucks

FOUR Thai students opposed to the military junta, including one snatched off the street at night, were charged yesterday with gathering publicly for political purposes.

The four members of the New Democracy Movement were taken to a military court yesterday to be charged under orders banning groups of five or more people from such activity.

One of the four…

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