Woodside passes away

4 01 2015

A note from Chatwadee Rose Amornpat, with sad news for red shirt activists, apparently confirmed at his website:

Amnuay Kaewchompu (อำนวย แก้วชมภู), the founder of has died today at 7 PM in New York.

He is best known among Red Shirts as Woodside, New York (วู้ดไซต์ นิวยอร์ก) His website has been the source of news and communication among Red Shirts around the world for the past 5 years. Woodside was charged with lese majeste violation in 2013. Woodside New York

According to Matichon, a lese majeste case was laid as Special Case / คดีพิเศษที่ 46/54 against Amnuay Kaewchompu / อำนวย แก้วชมภู and Chuphong Thithuan for publishing and posting a story considered to contain allegedly malicious content attacking the monarchy.

This tragic news went viral among anti monarchy and military junta websites today.

My deepest condolences to his wife and family.



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