Tag Archives: Monarchy

The Thai People’s Declaration to the World


We are the people of the Kingdom of Thailand and are citizens who are loyal to our nation, our religion, and our monarchy. We gather here today at Sanam Luang in the capital city of Bangkok and are joined in spirit and in faith by Thai citizens from across the Kingdom.

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FM tells Economist: You painted too dark and pessimistic picture of Thailand


The Thai Foreign Ministry has written to “The Economist” after the British news magazine has published several articles about Thai politics. This is what was published in the latest issue:

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Academics oppose pardon request


An academic from Chulalongkorn University has sent a list of 5,000 names of lecturers, students and other people opposed to a royal pardon for Thakskin Shinawatra to Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.

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People’s Alliance Slams Army Chief over Inaction in Sondhi Case


The People’s Alliance for Democracy urges civil organizations to voice their opposition against the red-shirt campaign seeking a royal pardon for ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. The group also calls on top security officials, particularly the Army chief, to re-evaluate themselves.

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Former PM Anand Panyarachun: Red-shirt Petition Unlawful


A former prime minister of Thailand, Anand Panyarachun considers the move by the red-shirts to petition for a royal pardon on the behalf of ousted Premier and fugitive Thaksin Shinawatra unlawful.

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Special Report: Facts about Royal Pardon


The anti-government United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship’s (UDD) campaign for a royal pardon for former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has caused concerns for the Thai Government and the general public. The Government has responded to the UDD’s campaign by proactively informing the public of regulations and procedures of a royal pardon.

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Campaign against pardon petition heats up


The government has warned supporters of the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) that petitioning for a royal pardon for Thaksin Shinawatra will only stir up more divisive emotions in Thai society.