Protest groups vow to return Wednesday to press for PM’s resignation

Various groups have vowed to stage renewed protest rallies at the Democracy Monument, after most of them dispersed late last night (Tuesday), with some choosing to spend the night in…

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Pro-democracy activists reiterate demands at Wednesday’s rally after long hiatus

Pro-democracy groups have reiterated their core demands, for monarchy reform, the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and his clique and the drafting of a People’s Constitution, at a rally…

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After hiatus, rally resumes at Thammasat Rangsit to mark August 10, 2020 protest

Anti-establishment groups are holding a rally at Thammasat University’s Rangsit campus this evening (Wednesday) to commemorate the second anniversary of the August 10th, 2020 protest in which the ten demands…

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Amnesty International calls for release of all activists held on remand

Representatives of Amnesty International (AI) Thailand and other human rights advocates rallied in front of Thailand’s Ministry of Justice today (Wednesday) to submit a petition, addressed to Justice Minister Somsak…

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Bangkok’s new designated rally sites please protesters – but not everyone’s happy

For the first time in the city’s history, Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt has designated locations for public gatherings, bringing joy to political activists planning protests but causing concern among many…

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Pro-democracy protesters confront riot police whilst marching to Government House to call for the resignation of Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha in Bangkok on July 18, 2021. Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP

Seven venues designated as protest sites by Bangkok’s administration

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has designated seven locations in the capital at which protesters can hold their rallies in an orderly manner, which will not cause public inconvenience or…

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Grab bikers demand postponement of deadline for their regulation

Bikers on the app-based GrabBike motorcycle service rallied in front of the Ministry of Transport in Bangkok this afternoon (Thursday), to protest against the Land Transport Department’s order to cease…

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Fishermen to petition against catching of inedible, immature fish

A group of small-scale fishermen, from 23 provinces, arrived in the estuary of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok today (Monday), after a voyage of over 10 days from the…

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Anti-coup rally held in Khon Kaen to mark 8th anniversary of 2014 takeover

“Red-shirt” followers in the north-eastern Thai province of Khon Kaen joined various anti-coup groups in a protest march yesterday (Sunday), to oppose coups and to condemn the government of Prime…

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Thai royalist groups rally to seek accountability from Lazada

Royalist groups rallied in front of the Lazada office in downtown Bangkok this afternoon (Friday), to demand accountability from the online shopping platform for a controversial video clip uploaded to…

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Truckers rally in Bangkok seeking to keep diesel at ฿30 per litre

Truckers rallied in front of Government House today (Wednesday), demanding that the government extend the measures to keep diesel prices at 30 baht per litre, which are due to expire…

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Feminists rally at Democrat party HQ over Thailand’s high profile #MeToo case

Representatives of several Thai feminist groups held a demonstration in front of the Democrat party headquarters this morning (Monday), to protest against a series of alleged sexual assaults in Thailand’s…

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Fishermen to rally at Map Ta Phut on Monday seeking compensation over oil spills

Small-scale fishermen in Thailand’s eastern province of Rayong are to rally at the Map Ta Phut industrial estate today (Monday), to demand compensation from Star Petroleum Refining (SPRC), which is…

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Thailand’s ‘P-move’ protesters resume march to demand civil, land rights

P-move demonstrators, who have been camping in front of the United Nations building on Ratchadamnoen Road for the past five days, resumed their protest march towards Government House this morning…

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Chana protesters agree to end rally after cabinet amends published resolutions

Protesters fighting the industrial estate project in Chana district of Thailand’s Songkhla province agreed to return home this morning (Wednesday), after the cabinet decision to suspend the project and to…

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Roads closed near Government House ahead of arrival of Chana protesters

Police closed roads to traffic near the Government House in Bangkok this morning (Monday), in anticipation of the arrival of protesters from Songkhla province’s Chana district. Police were seen manning…

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Royalists to rally against Amnesty International in Bangkok on Monday

Thai royalist groups will gather on Silom Road, in Bangkok’s CBD, on Monday to rally public support for its campaign to oust Amnesty International from Thailand for alleged interference in…

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Thai energy minister defends 30 baht/litre price for diesel

Thailand’s energy minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow has defended the government’s decision to cap the retail price of diesel fuel at 30 baht/litre, saying that this price has been maintained for more…

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Anti-establishment protesters rally in Bangkok to demand repeal of lèse majesté law

Anti-establishment protesters, which included the Ratsadon group, LBGT supporters and Talufah members, rallied in Bangkok’s Ratchaprasong shopping district this afternoon (Sunday) to demand the repeal of the country’s controversial lèse…

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80,000 Thai truckers to go on strike on Monday over diesel prices

Coinciding with Thailand’s reopening to foreign arrivals on November 1st, about 80,000 trucks, including some tour buses, will stop running to put pressure on the government to meet the demand…

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Truckers stage rally to demand diesel price peg at 25 baht per litre

Hundreds of trucks and their drivers, affiliated with the Land Transport Federation of Thailand, gathered this morning (Tuesday) at muster points on six main routes in different parts of the…

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Pro-democracy protesters walk from Democracy Monument in an anti-government march as they commemorate the anniversary of the 1932 Siamese Revolution in Bangkok on June 24, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Protesters to resume rally tomorrow in Bangkok to call for PM’s resignation

Although without its leader, Jatuporn Prompan, who was escorted back to prison to serve the remainder of his sentence, the anti-government “Thai Mai Thon” (Impatient Thais) political group announced today…

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Police to charge protest leaders for breaching state of emergency

Police are collecting evidence on anti-establishment protest leaders, who organised a rally at the Democracy Monument at 4.30am this morning, for breaching the emergency decree’s ban on gatherings of more…

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Rally at US Embassy against alleged US interference in Thai politics

A small group of Thai people rallied in front of the US Embassy in Bangkok this morning (Tuesday), to protest against alleged interference, by some embassy officials, in Thailand’s internal…

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Protesters hold up the three finger salute and banners as they march through a market area during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on February 7, 2021. (Photo by Ye Aung THU / AFP)

Thousands rally in Yangon against Myanmar coup

Thousands rallied against the Myanmar coup in Yangon Sunday, as an internet blackout failed to quash outrage over the military’s power grab from elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. It…

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Rally at Thai Consulate in LA on Sunday to call for an end to racial violence

Both Thai and those of other nationalities, including Americans, plan to gather in front of the Thai Consulate in Los Angeles this Sunday, local time, to call for an end…

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Criminal Court acquits 9 leaders of Pro-Election Group over Pathumwan rally in 2018

Nine core members of the Pro-Election Group were acquitted by the Bangkok South Criminal Court today on charges related to their in staging of a rally at the Pathumwan skywalk…

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Protesters rally at three locations in Bangkok on Thursday

Anti-establishment demonstrators rallied at three locations in Bangkok today, to protest against the alleged use of violence, by the Government, to disperse peaceful protesters, the alleged biased reportage of the…

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Mock installation of democracy plaque held at Chiang Mai’s Sam Kasat Monument

A group of people, including students, in Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Mai staged a protest against the Government and held a mock installation of the Khana Rasadorn’s democracy plaque…

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Thai Pakdee royalist group to rally this Sunday

The royalist Thai Pakdee group has urged its supporters and the public to join a rally this Sunday, at a venue yet to be decided, to protest against alleged intimidation…

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Police in riot gear prepare to advance on protesters, Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests continued following the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Protests over police killings rage in dozens of US cities

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles, with police…

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Thanathorn calls for public to rally to demand justice for Future Forward party

Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juanggroongruangkit has urged members of the public to rally at the Pathumwan skywalk on Saturday at 5pm to demand justice for the party, after the…

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Major rally in Hong Kong after airport disruption

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Rally planned at Ratchaprasong this evening to condemn political violence

A former spokesman for the government of prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has urged supporters of Ja New to join a rally at Ratchaprasong intersection which he has organized for Monday…

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Roads seized as Hong Kong braces for rally on handover anniversary

Police in Hong Kong used pepper spray and batons against anti-government protesters who had seized highways early Monday ahead of what is expected to be a huge pro-democracy rally on…

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Activists defy junta, launch impeachment campaign against Election Commission 

Defying the warning by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), pro-democracy activists rallied at the Victory Monument and in the Rajprasong commercial district in Bangkok on Sunday afternoon…

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