Thanathorn's Future Forward Party finished third in the March 24 poll and his supporters claim the move is aimed at reducing his party's presence in the next parliament.
BANGKOK – Thirteen Thai political activists appeared at a Bangkok police station Wednesday to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a plan to remove a rising progressive politician from the political scene. The action came on the fifth anniversary of a military coup that ousted the last elected government […]
Western foreign Ambassadors responded on Wednesday to charges from Thailand's foreign ministry that they violated protocol by observing a Thai politician being charged by police with sedition, calling their action standard diplomatic practice.
BANGKOK – Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has strongly condemned the actions of foreign ambassadors of Western nations who sent representatives to observe Future Forward leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s reporting to police, accusing them of interfering in Thailand’s internal affairs and showing partiality. A ministry statement posted only in Thai on its website late on Wednesday […]
The leader of the popular new Thai political party that ran a strong third in last month's elections met with police Saturday to hear criminal charges of sedition against him filed by the ruling military junta.
BANGKOK – Billionaire Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit the popular leader of the new Thai political party Future Forwrd Party, that ran a strong third in last month’s general election was formally charged with sedition on Saturday and expressed concern that he is to be tried in a “military court.” Thanathorn was greeted by hundreds of supporters chanting […]
The sedition charge against Thanathorn relates to an incident in front of Pathumwan police station where a demonstration took place in 2015.
BANGKOK – Thailand’s Deputy national police chief Pol Gen Srivara Rangsibrahmanakul has claimed that police have sufficient evidence to support a sedition charge filed against Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit. Pol Gen Srivara Rangsibrahmanakul also insisted that police have “not been ordered” by anyone to take legal action against the firebrand party leader or […]