Thai court rules calls for reform as “attempts to overthrow the monarchy” and other stories

Today we look at a Thai court ruling declaring calls for reform “attempts to overthrow the monarchy”, a strike in Tunisia after the death of an anti-landfill protestor, and more

November 10, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at the trial of 3 pro-democracy activists in Thailand; the general strike called by the UGTT union in Tunisia following the death of a man during a protest against the reopening of a landfill in the Sfax region; the strike actions by waste collection workers in Sheffield, U.K. to demand better pay; and appeals by rights groups to the Egyptian government to suspend the execution of prisoners pending an investigation.