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All the king’s men

It may be seen as fitting that the men at the head of major institutions in Thailand are now all authoritarian loyalists of the deceased king. 316 more words

Thailand sees a jump in royal defamation cases after death of king


Wed Oct 19, 2016 | 12:57pm EDT

By Aukkarapon Niyomyat and Panarat Thepgumpanat | BANGKOK

Thai police are investigating 12 new complaints of royal defamation on social media lodged since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej last week, a sharp rise amid intensifying scrutiny of anything deemed offensive to the monarchy. 939 more words

Thai Prime Minister Urges Mourners Not to Lash Out

Gen. Prayuth said people shouldn’t assume that those not wearing black didn’t revere King Bhumibol Adulyadej

A woman wearing black mourning clothes prays for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Wat Bowon Niwet, a Buddhist temple affiliated with the Thai monarchy. 884 more words

Updated: Prayuth says succession resolved

General Prayuth Chan-ocha seems to read PPT and related media for he seems to have agreed that “delayed succession” is a cause for speculation. 247 more words

“Delayed succession” remains a question

Leaving aside the gushing regurgitation of of every kingly myth of the past reign currently filling the media, the succession remains highly problematic.

Officially, Thailand has a new “reign” – … 225 more words

On “delayed succession”

The statement made to cabinet and public by The Dictator, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, that the crown prince had told him he wanted time to mourn the passing of his father and did not immediately wish to deal with succession, has created considerable confusion and angst. 680 more words