Thailand Is in Danger of Becoming an Established Military Dictatorship
Sweeping new powers of arrest and detention granted to military officers by Thailand's ruling junta are just the latest indication of the country's slide towards entrenched military rule.
Thai Junta Stalls Democratic Elections as Former PM Begins Corruption Trial
The electoral delay, which is the second since the military seized power, means the nation will not go to the polls until August 2016 at the earliest, some 27 months after the army's coup.
Thailand Indicts Yingluck Shinawatra Over Controversial Rice Subsidy Scheme
The Thai military junta has filed criminal charges against the former prime minister over her divisive rice-buying policy that cost the country millions.
For almost a decade, Thailand has been trapped in a bloody conflict between supporters and opponents of tycoon turned politician Thaksin Shinawatra. Thaksin's opponents began a shutdown of Bangkok on January 13, bringing the capital to a standstill.