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Understand the Thai Crisis in Just a Few Minutes with This Handy Timeline

Every day, it seems more bad news flows out of Thailand, where violent clashes between anti-government protesters and the military threaten countless lives, investment in the country, and even democracy itself. A fair question if you’re trying to follow the news: What’s going on in Thailand, exactly, and where is all of this coming from?

Designer Wit Pimkanchanapong has created this handy and well-designed political timeline of Thai events since 2001: It will quickly get you up to speed on election results, major political events, and death tolls in the numerous clashes throughout the decade.

Click on the timeline to see it fully sized.

(via Wit Pimkanchanapong. h/t Chart Porn)

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