Police used rubber bullets, water cannons, tear gas and baton charges against the nearly 2,000 people who marched to protest the continued detention of four activists under the country’s harsh lese majeste (insult to monarchy) laws
With the latest action by authorities, the total number of people charged under Thailand’s harsh lèse-majesté law in the recent round of protests has risen to 31. Those charged include a 16-year-old
Five Thai human rights activists presented themselves before the police on Monday. Meanwhile, over the previous days, protesters held “coup prevention” actions and marched to the barracks of a regiment commanded by the king
15 protesters have been summoned to face lèse-majesté charges that can carry upto to 15 years in prison if found guilty. The summons were sent to some of the most prominent faces of the nearly four-month long protest movement
Protesters in Thailand are demanding a curb on the monarchy’s power. The government led by prime minister Prayush Cha-ocha has resorted to repression of the protesters and arrested several leaders
Water canons and a blockade met the protesters who sought to petition the King, calling for reforms and return to democracy. Protests have been going on in Thailand for months against the military junta and seeking reduction of royal power
Protesters had submitted an unsigned letter for prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to accept abuse of power. They also gave an ultimatum of three days to the government
Thailand’s police ordered a probe against four media outlets, a social media protest page and over 300,000 URLs, under emergency laws imposed last week
The protests in Thailand have grown into a movement against the civic-military junta in power led by the government of Prayut Chan-o-cha.
Thousands of protesters have gathered in the streets despite the government declaring a state of emergency, specifically to put an end to protests. Meanwhile, PM Prayuth Chan-ocha has said he will not resign
21 individuals were arrested from the Democracy Monument in Bangkok on October 13, Tuesday, as they congregated for demonstrations planned for the next day. The news of the arrests has triggered widespread outrage and protests
Some of the dead became heroes and some were treated like criminals, while those who did not die have to live with their wounds and disabilities.