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Dozens, including nine minors, arrested in Thailand in massive crackdown on protests

During a violent attempt to disperse protesters on Saturday, September 11, Thai police arrested 78 people, including nine minors and 20 who were not even protesters. 52 were detained over the weekend

Thailand protests Thai capital hit by daily protests against pandemic mismanagement

Thailand has recently seen a massive surge in COVID-19 infections, with a seven-day average of 15,500 cases per day. The government is under fire from the opposition and protesters for its mishandling of the pandemic

Protests surge in Thailand surge as govt. faces no-confidence motion

A no-confidence motion has been moved against prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his colleagues, including public health minister Anutin Charnvirakul, for mishandling the COVID-19 pandemic

Thai government face no-confidence motion as protesters vow to intensify struggle

Prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and five other members of his cabinet face a no-confidence motion from the opposition over allegations of corruption and mismanagement of the pandemic

Thousands participate in “car mob” protest in Thailand amid police crackdown

As anger spread against the mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic by the government of Prayut Chan-o-cha, thousands took out a rally commemorating the anniversary of the Thammasat University protests in 2020

Thousands protest against Thailand government’s mishandling of the pandemic

The protests against the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic also marked a year of agitations against the government of Prayuth Chan-o-cha and the law against insulting the monarchy

Thailand protest Thai protesters call for better COVID relief, met with repression

Movements and groups pushing for democracy in Thailand have recently been calling for better COVID-19 relief measures and more vaccines

Thailand migrants workers Thai activists condemn cancellation of COVID testing facility for migrant workers

According to reports, the government’s move may leave over 30,000 high-risk expatriate workers in the capital region, mostly from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, without any assistance

Three Thai activists accused of insulting monarchy are released on bail

Parit Chirawak, Chaiamorn Kaewwiboonpan and Phromsorn Weerathamjaree were released from prison on May 11. Over the past few days, four more activists facing similar charges have also got bail

They have weaponized the law against my son, says mother of Thai activist on hunger strike

Protests are breaking out in Thailand against the continued detention of Parit Chiwarak who has been on a hunger strike for close to 50 days. He is in pre-trial detention on lese-majeste and sedition charges and has been moved to a hospital

The heavy cost of ‘insulting’ monarchy in Thailand

Thailand has been witnessing massive protests over the past few months and one of the key demands has been the repeal of the draconian lèse-majesté law. Unsurprisingly, the government has used this provision indiscriminately against protesters

Section 112 and rubber bullets: Thai state revives tools of repression amidst growing protests

With the slapping of lèse-majesté charges against protesters and the use of rubber bullets, the Thai government is bringing back the usual means of repression against the new wave of protests sweeping Bangkok in 2021

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