Tom Vater

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Posts tagged Thailand politics

Risky Bangkok by Vinai Dithajohn

Check out the excellent photo essay Risky Bangkok by seminal Thai photographer Vinai Dithajohn. Vinai Dithajohn is a Bangkok-based photojournalist covering news and documentary stories in Thailand and Southeast Asia for the past ten years. He has been shooting Thailand’s political turmoil as well as Bangkok’s dark underbelly and subcultures, often risking his life to […]

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 […]

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