Tag Archives: men in black

What a story!

The junta’s minions have come up with a remarkable story regarding the weapons “seized” in Pathum Thani. In our earlier post we did express some skepticism about the report and added a note about Thai Rath saying the weapons were for an assassination plot. We expressed skepticism about that claim as well. There has been […]

Further updated: Another miracle of the law?

Readers will certainly know that the supposed taxes now deemed by the military regime as due from Thaksin Shinawatra are to be collected by a secret measure officially described as a “miracle of law.” Another miracle of law seems to have been seen. Immediately after the 2014 military coup, red shirt Wuthipong Kachathamakul also called […]

The political story of men in black

Despite courts finding differently, the military has never admitted to killing red shirt protesters in 2010. The military and the Abhisit Vejjajiva regime-cum-Democrat Party repeatedly blamed a mysterious group of armed men in black who they claimed mingled with protesters and shot down soldiers. We say “mysterious” because despite claims and arrests, as far as […]

Red, black and yellow

Thailand’s “justice” system continues to work on political cases that the military junta has pursued. The Bangkok Post reports that the “Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced two ‘men in black’ to 10 years in jail for having in possession and carrying weapons during the 2010 red-shirt political violence while acquitting three others due to lack […]

Thawil’s lies continue

Some may have been surprised to read at Khaosod a couple of days ago that Thawil Pliensri, “who served as director of the National Security Council under Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva,” has declared before the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) that the “military operation that dispersed Redshirt protesters in 2010 and left more than 90 people dead was […]

Red shirts, black shirts

PPT read with interest a Khaosod story that states that the military dictatorship has released “Narin Ambuathong, aka M Redshirt, was arrested by military officers on 11 April on suspicion of plotting a car bomb at Central Festival Samui shopping mall…”. Readers will recall that the military nabbed Narin after the blast, which they immediately […]

His lies

A long time ago it was said that there are simple liars, damned liars, and experts. The Dictator, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, is certainly not an expert at anything except arranging repression, so we leave it to readers to decide if he is a simple liar, a damned liar or a combination of the two. As […]