Claudio Sopranzetti

Claudio Sopranzetti

Claudio Sopranzetti is a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford University. He is the author of Owners of the Map and of the forthcoming graphic novel on Thai politics The King of Bangkok.

Military

How a princess entered, shook and left Thai politics in one day

Princess Ubolratana's bid for the premiership lasted less than 24 hours, but it left behind major political fractures.

How a princess entered, shook and left Thai politics in one day

Thailand

It's time we listened to the plight of Thai dissidents abroad

The gruesome deaths of two anti-royalist Thai activists should be a wake up call for the international community.

It's time we listened to the plight of Thai dissidents abroad

Zimbabwe

The 'alternative facts' of a coup

Why are military rulers so keen to deny what they have really done?

The 'alternative facts' of a coup

Asia

From love to fear: The rise of King Vajiralongkorn

Thailand's new king started his reign wresting more power from the junta and purging the royal court's old guard.

From love to fear: The rise of King Vajiralongkorn

Thailand

Thailand under the junta: Paranoia and conspiracy

The Thai junta is investigating an imagined conspiracy plot to overthrow the monarchy.

Thailand under the junta: Paranoia and conspiracy