Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun and Queen Suthida greet well-wishers during the royal ceremony to commemorate the death anniversary of King Vajiravudh or King Rama VI at Lumpini Park in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday. Photograph: Rungroj Yonggrit/ EPA

As young democracy protesters in Thailand have broadened the scope of their demands to encompass once-taboo criticism of the king, the government has (...)

  Protesters make three-finger salutes outside the headquarters of the Siam Commercial Bank on Wednesday in Bangkok, Thailand. Photograph:  Sirachai Arunrugstichai/Getty Images

Thousands of Thai protesters called on King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Wednesday to cede control of a royal fortune valued in the tens of billions of doll(...)

A pro-democracy protester painted in blue at an anti-government protest in Bangkok on Saturday. Photograph: EPA

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in a wave of protests across Bangkok and other Thai cities on Saturday in defiance of a government cra(...)

A pro-democracy protester and a child hold up a three-finger salute during a demonstration in Bangkok on Thursday. Photograph: Jack Taylor/AFP via Getty Images

Thailand declared a state of emergency in Bangkok as police and soldiers dispersed demonstrators on Thursday, marking the start of a crackdown on a st(...)

Anti-government protesters, some raising a three finger salute, a reference from the ‘Hunger Games movies that has become a symbol of anti-government defiance, during a march from Democracy Monument to Government House in Bangkok on Wednesday. Photograph:Adam Dean/The New York Times

Thousands of protesters broke through police cordons and surrounded Thailand’s seat of government on Wednesday, marking a symbolic moment in their thr(...)

 Thailand’s  King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun carries new saffron robes next to Queen Suthida  during a ceremony in Bangkok on Saturday. Photograph: EPA

Angela Merkel’s government has warned Thailand that the Thai king should stop conducting state business from German soil, in an unusual intervention t(...)

Police officers wearing face masks stand in line, protecting the area surrounding the Grand Palace during a protest in Bangkok, Thailand, on Sunday. Photograph: AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn

Openly challenging the monarchy of Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, thousands of protesters marched in Bangkok on Sunday to present demands that i(...)

King Maha Vajiralongkorn taking part in the Royal Land Procession on the day following his coronation as King Rama X of Thailand in May 2019. Photograph: Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images

The denunciations have swirled through Thailand’s gilded palaces with the rhetorical extravagance of a Shakespearean history. The official consort to (...)

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn sits on the thrown with his official consort Sineenatra Wongvajirabhakdi at the royal palace. Sineenatra has been stripped of her titles and military ranks. Photograph: Thailand Royal Office via AP

When Thailand’s newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn named one of his bodyguards as Noble Royal Consort on his birthday in July, no one had held the(...)

Jatupat Boonpattararaksa: was jailed for posting a profile of King Maha Vajiralongkorn published by the BBC’s Thai-language service that was deemed offensive. Photograph: Amy Lefevre

Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Frid(...)

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