Anti-coup minister detained in Thailand, as military smothers dissent

May 27, 2014 12:51 PM

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Anti-coup minister detained in Thailand, as military smothers dissent

The former education minister was detained today after emerging from hiding to urge a return to civilian rule. The military has summoned over 200 journalists, academics, and businessmen.

Whitney Eulich is the Monitor's Latin America editor, overseeing regional coverage for CSMonitor.com and the weekly magazine. She also curates the Latin America Monitor Blog.

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