May 23 - Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is reportedly detained by Thailand's military rulers. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Outcry on the streets of Bangkok over the military coup in Thailand. Hundreds are out on the streets demanding a vote. This comes amid reports that the military rulers have detained former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Under tight security, government ministers held a meeting with the military. Later, vans believed to carry the ministers were seen driving out of the compound. The military has also censored the media and imposed a nationwide curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. The armed forces have a long history of intervening in politics in Thailand. There have been 18 previous successful or attempted coups in the country since it became a constitutional monarchy in 1932.