Remembering 6 October after 40 years

6 10 2016

40 years after the massacre at Thammasat University, and Thailand is again under a under the boot of a military dictatorship.

The 6 October 1976 attack on students and supporters by rightist and royalist vigilantes was supported and promoted by elements in the police, military and palace.

Each year we post on this day, remembering those who were murdered, burned alive, raped and beaten. Previous posts: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009.6 Oct

This year, we link to just a few of the stories that have become available because it is the 40th anniversary of those tragic and brutal events:

The military dictatorship prefers that Thais do not remember such events.