Soldiers Arrest Thai Politician
8 images Created 27 May 2014
Chutaron Chaisang (also Chaisaeng) was a former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education in the elected, civilian government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. When the Thai army ousted the civilian government in a coup and ordered all members of the cabinet to report to the army. Chutaron refused and went into hiding. He surfaced in a press conference at Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand. As the press conference was ending, a squad of Thai soldiers came into the Club and took Chutaron away. He is now in army custody. These pictures were made at the press conference and as he was led away.