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Royal propaganda and lese majeste

The propaganda associated with promoting the monarchy and royalist ideology is intimately related to the lese majeste law. This may seem obvious to many, for one of the points of lese majeste is to prevent any questioning of the propaganda. 896 more words

Prayuth "The Bully"

Prayuth “The Bully” and the gang are trying to figure out what to do with Thaksin

  • It seems Lese Majeste accusations weren’t valid because Thaksin didn’t mention any Royals during his interview, only the Privy Council.
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Thailand

65th Royal Wedding Anniversary

65 years ago, on April 28, 1950 – King Bhumibol Adulyadej married Sirikit Kitiyakara at Srapathum Palace in Bangkok, Thailand.

King Bhumibol succeeded to the throne on June 9, 1946 upon the death of his older brother King Ananda Mahidol from a gunshot wound under circumstances that have never been fully explained. 225 more words

Thailand

Royals Out.

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej aged 86, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, was discharged from Siriraj hospital on Monday after 5 weeks.

A separate van carried Queen Sirikit aged 82, who was also admitted for a health checkup. 45 more words

Thailand

We do not want the mother of a dictator, but we need all mothers to be equal

Numnual  Yapparat and Giles Ji Ungpakorn

Originally, “Mother’s Day” in Thailand was brought in by Field Marshal Pibulsongkram as a political tool to reinforce the idea that Thai society was a big family. 534 more words

Thai Politics

August 12 in history

30 BC Cleopatra VII Philopator, the last ruler of the Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty, committed suicide allegedly by means of an asp bite.

1099  First Crusade: … 763 more words

History