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Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Thailand -- New York, 26 February 2014 - The Secretary-General is increasingly concerned about the political crisis in Thailand. He has condemned the recent escalation of violence in different parts of the country. The Secretary-General believes strongly that there should be no place for violence by any side in resolving political differences and disputes. readmore

Unicef urges "child-free" protest sites after violence claims three young lives.-- Bangkok, 24 February 2014– The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today urged the Government, pro- and anti-government protest leaders and parents to protect children by keeping them away from all protest sites after the latest round of deadly political violence claimed the lives of three children and severely injured two others. readmore

New York, 23 February 2014 - Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General -- on Thailand The Secretary-General condemns the escalation of violence in Thailand over the past week, in particular armed attacks against protesters in which even children have been killed.  He calls for violence from any quarter to cease immediately, and for the Government to bring those responsible to justice. readmore

Statement of United Nations country Team in Thailand - The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Thailand, concerned by the growing number of violent incidents and saddened by the loss of life and persons injured as a result of political confrontation, calls on all sides to renounce all forms of violence. The UNCT in Thailand encourages all parties to respect people’s freedom of peaceful assembly and expression, the right to “take part in the conduct of public affairs” and “to vote and be elected at genuine periodic elections”, in line with Thailand’s commitments under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Readmore