Gen. Sondhi Boonyaratkalin takes over

By Livingly Staff on
On Wednesday Sept. 20 2006, the Thai military launched a coup against Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and imposed martial law.       TV channels stopped their programming before the coup announcement and the military took control of government run stations. Most TV stations ran stock footage of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej.   TV stations also ran  announcements signed by military chief Gen. Sondhi Boonyaratkalin that the armed forces had taken control.Read Full Story