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Protesters to March on Parliament, Press for New Charter

BANGKOK — Hundreds of demonstrators are expected to gather in front of the Parliament tomorrow in the hope that the lawmakers will vote for a redraft of the current charter, a protest leader said Wednesday.

Chula Students to Mark Birthday of Author, Martyr ‘Chit Phumisak’

BANGKOK — Student groups at Chulalongkorn University will hold activities to mark the birthday of the late writer, thinker, Communist fighter, and alumnus Chit Phumisak, who died fighting the security forces in the 60s.

112 and Other Charges Thrown at Reform Activists, Financier

BANGKOK — A politico on Tuesday filed a police complaint against an actress who openly funded the anti-government rally over the weekend.

Less Than a Day Old, Democracy Plaque Lives On In Memes, Fanart

BANGKOK — Thai netizens came out in force Tuesday to make art in honor of the ‘democracy plaque’ that was removed less than a day after it was installed by anti-government activists.

Fine Arts Dept. Wants Democracy Plaque Activists Charged

BANGKOK — A state official filed a police complaint Monday against activists who installed a plaque celebrating a revolt that introduced democracy to Thailand.

‘Close Your SCB Accounts:’ Activists Call for Public Solidarity

BANGKOK — Leaders of a pro-democracy protest over the weekend asked the public to show solidarity with the movement prior to the next rally set for Thursday.

Pro-Democracy Protesters’ Replica Plaque Disappears

BANGKOK — A replica of a plaque commemorating a democratic revolt installed on Sunday at Sanam Luang by leaders of an anti-government protest went missing as of Monday.

Protesters Reinstall Plaque Symbolizing Democracy

BANGKOK (AP) — Anti-government demonstrators occupying a historic field in the Thai capital on Sunday installed a plaque symbolizing the country's transition to democracy to replace the original one that was mysteriously ripped and stolen three years ago, as they vowed to press on with calls for new elections and reform of the monarchy.

Protesters Rally To Push Demands for Democratic Reforms

BANGKOK (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators defied police warnings and occupied a historic field in Thailand’s capital on Saturday to support the demands of a student-led protest movement for new elections and reform of the monarchy.
A screenshot of PM Prayut Chan-o-cha’s speech on Sept. 17, 2020.

PM Says He Doesn’t Mean To Scare Protesters With Virus Threat

BANGKOK — PM Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday said he has no intention of using the coronavirus scare to discourage protesters from joining the upcoming anti-government rally.





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