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Three journalists injured in Bangkok clashes

Three journalists have been injured in clashes between government forces and protesters in Bangkok, Thailand. The injured journalists — Nelson Rand, a Canadian working for broadcaster France 24; a local journalist working for Thai newspaper Matichon and a cameraman working for Thai broadcaster Voice TV — were injured in separate outbreaks of violence in the […]

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Reuters cameraman killed, freelance journalist injured in Thailand violence

A Reuters cameraman was among at least 21 people killed in clashes between anti-government protesters and security forces in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, on Saturday. Hiro Muramoto, 43, a Japanese national who had been employed with Reuters’ Tokyo bureau for the past fifteen years, was reporting on the violence that gripped Bangkok over the weekend, when […]

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Thai authorities again take opposition TV channel off air

The Thai authorities forced opposition TV broadcaster People TV off the air again on Saturday, a day after opposition ‘Red Shirt’ protestors overran an army blockade and briefly forced the government to reverse its earlier decision to censor the channel. An army spokesperson said security forces had taken action at the broadcaster late on Friday, […]

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IPI criticises Thai police’s decision to mislead media

On 4 November, the Criminal Suppression Division (CSD) of the Thai police invited members of the media to attend a press conference at their provincial police headquarters in Narathi-wat. When the journalists assembled, police officers issued them with summonses telling them to surrender video equipment showing scenes of a recent demonstration. The journalists were questioned […]

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