Thailand

Protestors tear down photos of Thai King and Queen

Protestors in Bangkok have torn down photos of King Maha Vajiralongkorn (also called Rama X) and Queen Suthida. Videos have emerged of protestors tearing down photos of the King and Queen while chanting “Get out!” Photos of the King and Queen adorn the streets in Bangkok, at universities, businesses, hotels and the airport. More extraordinary scenes #WhatsHappeningInThailand…
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German foreign minister against Thai king reigning from Germany

The German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is against Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn (or Rama X) ruling from Bavaria where he stays with his harem in a hotel. The government official was asked by a Greens MP in the Bundestag about the King conducting politics in Germany instead of in his own country. “Why does the German government tolerate this extremely unusual – and…
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Protests grow in Bangkok against the monarchy

Anti-monarchy protests have continued in Bangkok as demonstrators demand democracy and less power for King Maha Vajiralongkorn (or Rama X) in the biggest demonstration in the country in years. Thousands marched against the monarchy today in the Thai capital calling for a…
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King of Thailand reinstates consort after stripping her of position

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn (or Rama X) has reinstated his consort nearly a year after stripping her of her position for disloyalty. Sineenat is once again the Royal Nobel Consort and also holds the titles: The Most Illustrious Order of Chula Chom Klao, 1st Class; The Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant, Special Class; The Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand, Special…
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Thai protest criticises monarchy in Harry Potter-themed rally

Protestors, many holding wands and dressed as wizards, took to the streets in the Thai capital of Bangkok to protest the government and monarchy. Those in attendance chose to dress as Harry Potter characters as a way to represent what they see as increasing injustices within the Thai government. A military junta has been in power in Thailand since the 2014 coup. The protestors want the…
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