Athiwat Chaiyanurat

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Thailand

February 10, 2009 12:10 AM ET

A coalition government led by the People Power Party crumbled in December in the face of intense months-long street protests. As demonstrations reached a crescendo in late November, violence spread across the capital, Bangkok, and protesters laid siege to domestic...

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News Wrap for 8/7/08

August 7, 2008 10:20 AM ET

The Bangkok Post has coverage of our alert from last night that called for a full government investigation into the killing of Thai journalist Athiwat Chaiyanurat. Also out of Thailand, reaction to President Bush's speech in Bangkok takes center...

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CPJ calls for investigation into murdered journalist

August 6, 2008 12:00 PM ET

THAILAND: New York, August 6, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Thailand’s government to launch an independent investigation into the recent shooting death of Athiwat Chaiyanurat, a reporter with the Thai-language daily newspaper Matichon and a stringer for the...

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People

Athiwat Chaiyanurat

August 1, 2008 12:00 AM ET

A reporter with the Thai-language daily newspaper Matichon and a stringer for the army-owned television station Channel 7, Athiwat was found dead in his home in the town of Chaiyamontri in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat. Police investigators quoted in...

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