BANGKOK AFTERMATH UPDATES 22/05/2010 - Today I will update this ’Bangkok Burning Aftermath’ page, but the news is slowing down now. This means that updates might not appear very often, but I will do my best to provide regular updates. Incidentally, this website has received record web traffic, which shows how important these updates are. On May 20th this website received over 100,000 hits in 24 hours. As always, thanks for tuning in… (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘violence’
BANGKOK 18/05/2010 – The United Nations has urged Thailand to put an end to the violent clashes and restart negotiations. This is easier said than done, because a minority of extreme anti-government militants are hellbent on violence. It is a very difficult situation for the Thai government to deal with and a tremendous amount of restraint and tolerance, will be required by everyone here in Bangkok… (more…)
BANGKOK EMERGENCY UPDATE - This is a most shocking and saddening situation. This ongoing violence in Bangkok has overshadowed everything. Due to this emergency, I feel I have no choice but to keep you informed with regular updates. I am constantly monitoring the news day and night, both online and on the turbulant streets of Bangkok itself. The Thais remain deeply divided and it is tearing Thailand apart.
BBC NEWSFLASH – Red Shirt Leader Major-General ‘Seh Daeng’ Is Pronounced Dead.
GUARDIAN BREAKING NEWS – Thai Army Prepare To Storm Red Shirt Encampment
NEWSFLASH - BANGKOK POST ‘BANGKOK IS BURNING!’
BANGKOK BATTLEFIELD - The death toll rises to over 35 on the fourth day of violence in Bangkok. The Thai government reject the ‘red shirts’ request for the United Nations to intervene. Meanwhile, the violence continues to spiral…
BANGKOK BATTLEFIELD – Violence continues for a third consecutive day in Bangkok’s commercial district Silom, as Thai troops battle with the ‘red shirts’ mob. The number of those killed and injured rises to at least 17 dead and over 150 injured. In parts of Bangkok, which is normally a hustling, bustling capital, there is an eerie silence. In stark contrast, the downtown commercial district of Silom resembles a battlefield. Below is a selection of detailed media reports and updates from Bangkok’s battlefields…
SKY NEWS UPDATE – Live Firing Zone Declared In Bangkok
REUTERS NEWS – Fighting In Thai Capital Leaves 17 Dead
BBC NEWS VIDEO - Violence In Bangkok Claims More Lives
STICKMAN - Stickman’s Special Report – 15/05/2010
BANGKOK NEWSFLASH 14/05/2010 – Following the violence last night, tens of thousands of Thai soldiers armed with live ammunition, riot control equipment, water cannon trucks and armoured personnel carriers, are deployed onto the streets of Bangkok. The American and British Embassies have closed today, due to the ongoing violence. Some offices and shops in the Silom district have also closed and sent their staff home. Meanwhile, the situation in Bangkok remains very tense…
MY EYEWITNESS REPORT FROM THE SOI NANA INTERSECTION
BANGKOK BOMB – On Thursday night a rogue Thai Army General known as ‘Seh Daeng’ was shot in the head in Silom and is reported to be in a coma. Violence broke out in several areas of Bangkok during last night. I was an eyewitness outside the entrance to Soi Nana, where I saw clashes between Thai troops and the red shirt mob. (more…)