A Thai court orders the suspension of an online TV station, critical of the government, named Voice TV, which has been accused of violating emergency measures aimed at ending three months of protests. Voice TV was also found to have breached the Computer Crime Act by uploading "false information". Voice TV is owned by the only son of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was overthrown in a military coup on September 19, 2006.
Thailand votes in its 26th general election with results showing the Pheu Thai Party loyal to former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra winning a majority. Yingluck Shinawatra, the opposition party leader, is expected to be the first female Prime Minister of Thailand.
A court in Thailand issues an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on charges of terrorism, following a report by the Thai Department of Special Investigations, which concluded that he had financed Red Shirt protesters and had helped them smuggle in weapons and fighters from Cambodia, during the 2010 political crisis.
Several grenade attacks occur at the homes of former Thai Prime Minister Banharn Silpa-archa and in Chiang Mai. [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-news-local-175863-grenade-attacks-in-bangkok-chiang-mai ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019 Red shirt protesters set up roadblocks to prevent police reinforcements from reaching the capital Bangkok. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-1-hi-world-asia-pacific-8643443.stm (BBC)] [https:--web.archive.org-web-20100429154126-http:--www.mcot.net-cfcustom-cache_page-49045.cfm (Thai News Agency)] Yellow shirt protesters say they will take action against the red shirts if the authorities do not deal with the protests. [http:--english.aljazeera.net-news-africa-2010-04-201042645149451642.html (Al Jazeera)] Several grenade attacks occur at the homes of former Thai Prime Minister Banharn Silpa-archa and in Chiang Mai. [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-news-local-175863-grenade-attacks-in-bangkok-chiang-mai ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019
Anti-government protesters in Thailand storm and occupy an opposition television station. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-1-hi-world-asia-pacific-8610740.stm (BBC)] [http:--www.mcot.net-cfcustom-cache_page-42955.cfm (Thai News Agency)]date=August 2019
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva meets with leaders of the National United Front of Democracy Against Dictatorship on live television to help bring about an end to the political crisis in the country.