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Tom Vater in The Times – The Red Shirts`Last Stand

The Times (UK) published a two page image spread of mine on May 20th. I took the image of a woman in front of the Red Shirt stage in Bangkok’s Rajaprasong area minutes after the capitulation of the red Shirt leaders following the movement’s two month demonstration in the Thai capital. As the Red Shirt […]

Life, Death and Game Shows in Bangkok

My friend’s wife Puk just gave birth to her second child, a son. His name is Duncan. Duncan was born in Vajira Hospital, the same clinic major general ‘Sae Daeng’ Khattiya, one of the most divisive figures in Thailand’s political crisis, now lies in, after being shot in the head by a sniper two days […]

Bangkok Dangerous

It´s not easy to write about war. Harder still to write about war at home. Bangkok is my home and tonight, parts of the city were on the verge of giving way to total chaos. After eight weeks of street protests by the so-called Red Shirts aiming to force the Thai government to resign and […]

(Deutsch) Erneute Demonstrationen der Rot-Hemden in Bangkok

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