Posts Tagged ‘crisis in Bangkok’

In Bangkok, Howard Monath Shoots Compelling Pictures: The Blood Is Real

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Rubber bullets? I was born at night but not yesterday.

Pictures via Monath’s facebook page. Friends have been cautioning him about getting harmed. BBC America and other news agencies said late last night that a blowup could happen soon.

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Another Update From Filmmaker Howard Monath in Bangkok

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Via facebook about 9 minutes ago [about 11:55 p.m.].

Things are getting pretty rank at the Red Shirt encampment here in Bangkok. Seven weeks of garbage is piling up, portable toilets have backed up, and in the constant 100 degree heat the stench is becoming unbearable; people are getting sick. The Reds have doused their tire barricades with gasoline and vow to stay…

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The Latest Update From Howard Monath in Bangkok

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Howard Monath in Bangkok & Reporting for the WORD

Reported via facebook. Well. The ‘Red Shirts’ here are no longer wearing their red shirts. Strategically this makes some sense, but you have to wonder if the ‘Reds’ are doing to themselves what the army and the Thai government so far haven’t been able to do to them.
37 minutes ago

Due to an editorial oversight, earlier posts by Howard Monath’s kickboxing friend were not included. ¬†Here is one.

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