Thursday, May 4, 2017
Sad to see RT going the way of the rest of the MSM that is in the habit of not doing proper research on any of the items it reports on.
From LandDestroyer blog
Fact Check: Did Thailand Really Arrest a "Top Human Rights Lawyer?"
A recent article published by RT titled, "Top Thai human rights lawyer faces 150 years in prison for ‘royal insult’," repeats almost verbatim talking points drawn from US and European media, as well as US-funded organizations posing as "nongovernmental organizations" (NGOs).
The "top Thai human rights lawyer" mentioned in the headline is actually a representative of an armed militant group, the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) which killed over 100 and maimed hundreds more in multiple failed attempts aimed at overthrowing the Thai political order spanning form 2006-2014.
The militant group, organized and directed by ousted former prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, represents yet another US-backed effort at undermining and overthrowing a political order obstructing its corporate-financier interests both within Thailand itself, and within the Asian region.
Unmasking the "Top Thai Human Rights Lawyer"
Information cited by RT regarding "lawyer" Prawet Prapanukul, comes from faux-NGO Thai Lawyers for Human Rights, created by the US State Department and funded annually by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), working exclusively to defend US-backed agitators as the current Thai government slowly tightens control over foreign-funded subversion.....