Anusorn Unno was Visiting Fellow in the Thailand Studies Programme, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, and Associate Professor, Faculty of Sociology and Anthropology, Thammasat University, Bangkok.
Articles by Anusorn Unno (4)
‘Stand, Stop, Imprison’: People’s Defiance against the Thai Establishment
Protestors against the Thai establishment have found a new form of defiance: demanding offenders’ right to bail. The ‘Stand, Stop, Imprison’ campaign has spread far and wide, largely due to its less controversial nature.
‘We Apologise, But We Don’t Regret’: Thailand’s Frazzled Conservatives
Thailand’s conservatives see new threats to their conception of political order, in the form of a politicised youth movement and the ruling government led by the Phalang Pracharat Party.
Ratsadornprasong Fund: New Front for People’s Struggles Against the Establishment
A grassroots initiative called the Ratsadornprasong Fund has been created to shoulder the financial burden of bail and legal support for arrested protestors. The millions of baht raised in support of the fund is emblematic of the anti-establishment movement’s mass support in Thailand.
“Reform, Not Abolition”: The “Thai Youth Movement” and Its Demands for Reform of the Monarchy
The Thai Monarchy has existed for centuries and despite official and public displays of love for and allegiance to the monarchy, it has constantly faced criticism. The call for its reform has gradually been incorporated into the contemporary Thai youth movement. From a dream, it has now developed into its dominant demand.