Tag: Thailand

Heavy fighting reported in Thailand

Media reported that heavy fighting and explosions have been occurred near the five-star Dusit Thani hotel in Bangkok early Monday morning, forcing guests to shelter in the basement. Reportedly, gunfire came both from government forces and protesters holed up inside the encampment.…

Thailand: Red Shirts take protests to provinces; blocks police trucks form entering capital

Members of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), a.k.a the Red Shirts, started fresh protests in the provinces of Pathum Thani, Udon Thani,Phayao and Ubon Ratchathani over the weekend, blocking police vehicles from entering Bangkok.

Thailand/civil unrest: arrest warrants issued for 17 Red Shirt leaders

Local media and officials reported that a Thai court on Friday issued arrest warrants against 17 anti-government Red Shirt leaders of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) on charges of defying the Emergency Decree by seizing Bangkok’s prime commercial area of Ratchaprasong.