Thai coup d’etat leads to martial law

May 2014 – The Commander of the Royal Thai Army General Prayut Chan-o-Cha declared a coup d’etat on May 22nd, just weeks after a court charged former Prime Minster Yingluck Shinawatra with abuse of power. The military junta under the name of National Council for Peace and Order [NCPO] dissolved the government and Senate, introduced martial law including a curfew, internet censorship and arrested political activists.

[UPDATE:] The court decision regarding Yingluck is expected to take place on August 25th 2017.

 

 

Thailand protests against government

December 2013 – Thousands of people from all over Thailand came to the capital Bangkok to protest against the government under the countries first female Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

[UPDATE:] A military coup followed in summer 2014. The verdict against Yingluck is expected to take place on August 25th 2017.

 

moments

February 1982 until today – wandering through the streets with curiosity.