All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Yingluck Shinawatra’

Yingluck Shinawatra Has Been Freed

A week after the Thai military declared martial law, bringing political fighting to a halt, it has been learned that former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is no longer in military custody. An anonymous source said to be very close to Shinawatra told CNN that the former PM had been released from a military camp. She had been instructed to report …

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Yingluck Shinawatra Ousted from Office by Thai Court

The Constitutional Court in Thailand ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Wednesday, along with nine members of her cabinet, in an abuse-of-power case that will likely push the politically fragile democracy into further turmoil and violence. Thailand’s highest court cited a relatively obscure case involving the transfer of a senior civil servant three years ago, which had a “hidden agenda” that …

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Yingluck Shinawatra Is Forced Out By Thai Court

Yingluck Shinawatra, who has been the target of several months of angry protest, has been forced out of office. The 46-year-old politician was ordered to step down from her position as prime minister on Monday by the Constitutional Court. The court ruled that Shinawatra was guilty of abusing her power when she transferred a senior civil servant to another position …

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Has Yingluck Shinawatra’s Luck Run Out?

The last few months for embattled Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra have no doubt been nightmarish. It has been far worse for the anti-government protesters who have found themselves the victims of increased violence which recently resulted in multiple deaths. As the protests rage on it appears the odds are increasingly shifting towards those presently seeking to have Shinawatra removed from …

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Yingluck Shinawatra Offers Referendum; Not Resigning

Following massive protests during the month of November and increased pressure to step down, Yingluck Shinawatra, current Prime Minister of Thailand, has decided to dissolve all of Parliament and hold elections in which “The people will decide what the majority wants and who they want to govern the country.” On Sunday, Yingluck had stated that she would resign if that …

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Thai Parliament Dissolved, Protesters Press On

Bangkok has been the site of a long series of increasingly violent protests. The anti-government protesters wish to rid their country of the influence of ousted Thaksin Shinawatra, a sentiment brought on by an attempt to bring him back into the country. The former prime minister was forced to flee after a military coup in 2006. His younger sister Yingluck …

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Bangkok Protests Turn Violent As Police Retaliate

Thousands of anti-government protesters flooded the streets of Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city, on Monday, November 25, with the opposition leading the event calling for “a campaign of civil disobedience,” including a three-day strike and a request for Thai businesses to delay paying their taxes. At least four very large, vocal demonstrations were held in Bangkok on Monday, which caused many …

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