Accuracy in Media

Thai Army Declares Martial Law

WASHINGTON — The army for Thailand has declared martial, surprising observers and even the caretaker government itself, demanding that both anti-government and pro-government supporters to come to an agreement. Reuters reported that martial law was put into place after six months of anti-government protests forced out the country’s government led by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. […]

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Thai Protests Move Downtown in a Bid to Oust the Prime Minister

WASHINGTON — The anti-government protests in Thailand are escalating at a feverish pace as protesters have moved their efforts downtown. Reuters reported that they had been camping out in north Bangkok, and then marched into downtown Bangkok. This happened a day after the country’s highly-disputed elections took place. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been accused of […]

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Thai Endgame? Protests may freeze nation’s capital

WASHINGTON — Thai protesters are trying to topple the current government by increasing blockade measures around ministry buildings. They warned the prime minister that she could be the next target. Reuters reported that the protesters blocked major intersections in the capital city of Bangkok for at least two days, while hardline protesters threatened to storm […]

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Thai Protests Continue, Threaten to Destabilize Thailand

WASHINGTON — Thailand is still in political limbo as protesters are trying to shut down the capital city of Bangkok to prevent upcoming elections. Reuters reported that the prime minister in power, Yingluck Shinawatra, is facing increasingly stiff opposition to her power. Protesters oppose her and the rich Thai, as well as her exiled brother […]

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Chaos in Thailand: Parliament Dissolved as Protesters take to the Streets

WASHINGTON — Thailand’s prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, dissolved her country’s parliament to call for an immediate, new election. But, this did not immediately appease the mass of demonstrators in the capital city. Reuters reported that chaos reigns in Thailand, as protesters took to the streets. But, these protests were less violent than last week, before […]

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Thailand Under Siege by Protests as Leaders call for Peace

WASHINGTON — Thailand saw widespread protests turn violent as the current government is under heavy pressure to dissolve. Reuters reported that Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said she would try to “open every door” to find a peaceful end to this violent political crisis, where police fired rubber bullets at protesters marching in the capital city […]

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May 2014

5/21/2014 - Thai Army Declares Martial Law

February 2014

2/4/2014 - Thai Protests Move Downtown in a Bid to Oust the Prime Minister

January 2014

1/20/2014 - Thai Endgame? Protests may freeze nation’s capital

1/11/2014 - Thai Protests Continue, Threaten to Destabilize Thailand

December 2013

12/29/2013 - Thailand sees more Violence as Opposition wants to Delay Elections

12/23/2013 - Thailand Opposition Party Split on Election and Protests

12/11/2013 - Chaos in Thailand: Parliament Dissolved as Protesters take to the Streets

12/4/2013 - Thailand Under Siege by Protests as Leaders call for Peace