Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck World

Thailand asks UK to extradite former PM Yingluck

Thailand has asked the United Kingdom to extradite former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, overthrown in a coup in 2014 and sentenced in absentia to five years’ jail for negligence, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on July 31.
Thailand revokes former PM Yingluck’s passports World

Thailand revokes former PM Yingluck’s passports

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced on August 28 that the government will revoke passports of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a fugitive after fleeing judgment in her rice scheme trial.
Thai court’s verdict on ex-PM scheduled for August 25 World

Thai court’s verdict on ex-PM scheduled for August 25

Thailand’s Supreme Court has set August 25 as the date for a verdict in the trial of former Prime Minister (PM) Yingluck Shinawatra, who is accused of wasting billions of US dollar on a controversial rice-pledging scheme.
Thailand: 19 red-shirt leaders arraigned World

Thailand: 19 red-shirt leaders arraigned

Thailand’s Minister of Justice on December 16 arraigned 19 leaders of the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD), or the red-shirts, for violating the government’s ban on political gatherings.