Thai soap operas and rape: ‘Evil man from krabi’ and the culture that created him

‘Evil man from krabi’ And the culture that created him – Bangkok Post, November 18, 2012
…Early on in the story the pretty female lead is captured, tortured and raped by the leading male character. So what does she do? Call the cops? Purchase some garden shears then go on a rampage that leaves the guy a lifetime member of the castrati?
Nothing of the sort. With violins rising in the background, and the actress gazing out into the night sky, she resolves to work hard to change him. Make him a better man…

Earlier: ‘Evil Man From Krabi’ Concerns Grow As Tourism Minister Redefines Rape
Earlier: English translation of the Thai police rebuttal of the “Evil man from Krabi” – Bangkok Post, November 12, 2012

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