Thousands of Thai democracy activists rallied in Bangkok Wednesday to demand the king give up control of his multibillion-dollar fortune, turning their protest movement directly on the once-untouchable monarchy’s vast wealth.
Twelve Thai pro-democracy protest leaders have been summoned by police to answer charges of royal defamation, the first use of the draconian law in almost three years, as Bangkok gears up for another major rally.
Thousands of democracy activists march on Thailand’s police headquarters in Bangkok.
In Thailand’s democracy, emojis and retweets are becoming the new ballots.
Pro-democracy protestors challenge authorities who have escalated the crackdown.
More than a thousand protesters gathered in Bangkok ahead of a pro-democracy rally on Wednesday, with tensions high in Thailand after the arrest of 21 pro-reform activists a day earlier.
UN urges the Kingdom to adhere to liberal multi-party democracy.
When, despite all efforts, a meeting cannot be avoided, the encounters seem to be of the third kind: One side accuses the other of spreading “fake news” whereupon the other “cancels” those who have just attacked them.
George Floyd’s tragic death is not an isolated incident, not a mistake or an exception. It is a sign of a systemic failure in upholding the human rights of minorities and migrants in the United States.
Kem Sokha meets with Patrick Murphy to discuss democracy process and rule of law.
Although there have been some setbacks along the way, democratisation in Cambodia has been evolving in a positive way.
The nullification of Article 370in India has prompted the Left-Liberal segment of the US establishment to denounce Indian democracy as “majoritarian”.
The story of modern Australian politics is not about the rise of something new but the decline of something old.
The world isn’t fair. But that’s not new; what’s new is the speed and intensity with which popular fury at this unfairness is boiling over into sustained political protests.
Most obviously, political populism is typically associated with a nativist turn away from economic openness and the growing trade, investment and financial interdependence on which the Asian region collectively has relied as drivers of growth and prosperity.
Globalisation has many winners, but there are losers too, and they are taking to the streets around the world. The list of countries where there is unrest spans the globe: Hong Kong, Lebanon, France, Chile and Ecuador.
A Thai pro-democracy activist has been charged over an “inappropriate” social media post, police said on Tuesday, as authorities use a tough cyberlaw against perceived critics of the powerful monarchy.
A shroud of blackness is spreading in Hong Kong. Black-clad people chant hateful slogans
The current global struggle for identity reveals a weakness in our concept of democracy: Textbooks set out the assumption that good education is the basis for economic progress. Within a generation, so the story goes, better education will lead to a more developed economy.
With its 500 million inhabitants, the European Union (EU) has threatened to cancel its tax incentives to 16 million Cambodians and put the livelihood of about 3 million into risk. Is this democratic and humanitarian?
Prime Minister Hun Sen has reassured that the government will always be with the people at all times in order to ensure peace for the nation
There was a time when Washington was considered a beacon of democracy. But in the 21st century, the old-fashioned missionary mentality and the worldview of US politicians have remained unchanged. This may be one of the reasons for constant chaos across the globe today.
Unfortunately, in times when people don’t see their lives getting any easier, and when the past looks better than the present, the polarisation genie is much harder to put back into the bottle than it was to get out.
The government defends the Kingdom’s system of democracy, noting that the Western form cannot be adopted completely.
Foreign Affairs Minister outlines the gov’t’s commitment to uphold democracy.
NA president assures that the Kingdom is committed to upholding democracy.
NA president: human rights and democracy are improving in the Kingdom.
The gov’t slams the US House of Representatives’ Cambodia Democracy Act of 2019.
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule.