Protesters rally at Democracy Monument and in front of Thai parliament

Anti-establishment Ratsadon followers are gathering in front of Thailand’s parliament, while another group are rallying at the Democracy Monument, apparently due to a miscommunication between the two groups. Panasaya Sitthijirawattanakul,…

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Police deny using teargas against anti-establishment protesters on Saturday

Pol. Lt. General Pakkapong Pongpetra, chief of the Metropolitan Police Bureau, insists that police did not use teargas, rubber bullets or high pressure water cannon at the protest site yesterday…

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Ratsadon protesters disperse, but plan to gather again on February 20th

Ratsadon protest leader Atthapol Buapat announced an end of today’s protest at about 8.30pm, but warned that an even larger group would return in a week if their four leaders,…

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Ratsadon protesters rally against lèse majesté law at Democracy Monument

Followers of the anti-establishment Ratsadon group took to Rajdamnoen Avenue, near the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, for protest called “Count One to One Million to Reclaim People’s Power”. The highlight…

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Protesters close Ratchadamnoen Klang Avenue for demonstration

Protesters have closed Bangkok’s Ratchadamnoen Klang Avenue outbound and erected several small stages for speakers. The protest site covers the area around the Democracy monument and all the way to…

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The monument at the heart of Thailand’s battle for democracy

Bangkok’s Democracy Monument has long been the site of political protests in Thailand, most recently on Saturday, when the grand structure was wrapped in a white banner featuring pro-democracy demonstrators’…

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Assault and other charges could be filed against core members after Saturday’s protests

Police are gathering evidence to substantiate charges, including assault charges, against core members of protest groups “Mob Fest” and “Bad Students”, who staged a protest at the Democracy Monument on…

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Protesters wrap Democracy Monument with cloth banner

Anti-government protesters on Saturday rallied at the Democracy Monument which they later wrapped with a huge cloth banner carrying messages denouncing the Prayut government. The wrapping of the monument capped…

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Protest groups converge on Democracy Monument

Three protest groups have converged at the Democracy Monument, as the metropolitan police warn them to confine themselves to this main protest site, and not march to elsewhere.   The…

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Anti-government protesters march from the Democracy Monument toward the Government House. October 14, 2020. Bangkok

Police brace for three protest groups in Bangkok this afternoon

About 5,000 police are being deployed at and around the Democracy Monument where protesters plan to hold anti-government rallies this afternoon, as motorists are advised to avoid Rajdamnoen Avenue and…

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Police set up road block prevent protesters marching to the Royal Plaza today

Police have used busses, razor wire and barriers at Makkawan Rangsan Bridge, on Rajdamnoen Nai Road, to prevent anti-establishment protesters from marching to the Royal Plaza this afternoon. Meanwhile, police…

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BMTA labour union opposes police use of buses to block protesters

The labour union of the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA), the city bus operator, has objected to the Metropolitan Police Bureau’s request for 55 buses to be used tomorrow during…

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 10, 2020, protesters flash the “Hunger Games” salute during a pro-democracy rally at Thammasat University in Pathum Thani, north of Bangkok. – The kingdom has seen a decades-long spin-cycle of coups and violent street protests led by pro or anti-establishment veterans with well-funded backing.

300 Thai police to be on standby ahead of mass protest on Sunday

About 300 police will be on standby at their command centres, to await orders on Sunday, ahead of another mass protest at the Democracy Monument, planned by anti-establishment groups. Representatives…

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Protesters start gathering at Democracy Monument

Protesters, mostly from upcountry, have been arriving at the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, since early this morning, to join the protest organized by the Khana Ratsadon demanding the resignation of…

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Anti-government protesters keep vigil at Bangkok’s Democracy Monument

Anti-government protesters rallied at the Democracy Monument in the heart of Bangkok on Saturday evening, to demand the dissolution of Parliament, the drafting of a new Constitution and the ouster…

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