Despite protests elections are going ahead in Thailand.
Here are our recommended links for students.
The BBC has an introductory guide to the protests
IFES has basic information on the electoral system
The Office of the Electoral Commission has official statements and laws in Thai
The Thai government website has official statements in English about the protests
For newspaper coverage try
Prachatai independent site has reports and interviews.
For Think tank and academic analysis try
Council on Foreign Relations blog
Thai politics@Leeds from Leeds university. This has an image archive and the thai politics bibliography
The Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) is an independent research and media organization based in Montreal. has some useful articles
Human rights groups coverage can be found on the website of the Asian Human Rights Commission
Human Rights Watch
International Crisis Group
The National Library of Australia has archived websites relating to human rights and protests from the mid 2000-2011