Category: speech

Sutin Klangsaeng’s Speech on PM Prayut’s Incomplete Oath of Allegiance: An Insight into the Workings of the Thai Moral Universe

Translated by Ann Norman Introduction by Kwanravee Wangudom [คลิกที่นี่เพื่ออ่านถอดเทปภาษาไทย] Marking an official end to five years of his military rule, on July 16, 2019, the 2014 coup leader General Prayut Chan-ocha and his cabinet members were sworn in as a new civilian government. What prompted … Continue reading Sutin Klangsaeng’s Speech on PM Prayut’s Incomplete Oath of Allegiance: An Insight into the Workings of the Thai Moral Universe

Speaking Truth to Power: Chiranuch Premchaiporn Addresses Parliament on the People’s Draft Constitutional Amendment

The protestors who have been in the streets since July 2020 in Thailand have three demands: 1) Prayuth Chan-ocha, the current prime minister who first came to power in the 22 May 2014 coup must resign and a new election held; 2) The 2017 Constitution, … Continue reading Speaking Truth to Power: Chiranuch Premchaiporn Addresses Parliament on the People’s Draft Constitutional Amendment