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Free on bail, prominent Thai protest leader pledges to keep up campaign

23 Oct 2020

BANGKOK One of the most prominent leaders of more than three months of anti-government protests in Thailand was freed on bail on Friday and pledged to keep up the campaign to remove Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.

Turning point in Thailand: Queen's brush with protest

23 Oct 2020

By Matthew Tostevin, Patpicha Tanakasempipat, Chayut Setboonsarng and Panu Wongcha-um

Turning point in Thailand: Queen's brush with protest

23 Oct 2020

By Matthew Tostevin, Patpicha Tanakasempipat, Chayut Setboonsarng and Panu Wongcha-um

Thailand suspends TV station over protests coverage

20 Oct 2020

BANGKOK, Oct 20 A Thai court on Tuesday ordered the suspension of an online TV station critical of the government, which has accused it of violating emergency measures aimed at ending three months of protests.

Thai police turn water cannon on defiant protesters

17 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Thai police fired stinging liquid from water cannon at thousands of protesters on Friday in the most violent escalation of three months of demonstrations against the government of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former junta leader. | Video

Thai protesters clash with police, call out as king's motorcade passes

14 Oct 2020

BANGKOK Hundreds of Thai protesters scuffled with police and threw blue paint at them on Tuesday and, after 21 of them were arrested, chanted "release our friends!" as the royal motorcade of King Maha Vajiralongkorn swept past.

Exclusive: Thailand tells universities to stop students' calls for monarchy reform

13 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Thai authorities have summoned the heads of universities to tell them to stop students demanding reform of the monarchy, warning that such calls could lead to violence, a member of the military-appointed Senate said on Sunday.

Thai court releases key anti-government activists

07 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Two prominent Thai activists arrested last month for their roles in anti-government rallies were released on Monday after spending five days in prison for bail breaches, after police told a court there was no grounds to detain them.

Thai protesters tie white ribbons at prison for activists

04 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Thai protesters tied white ribbons to the gate of a prison in Bangkok on Friday to call for the release of two activists whose bail was revoked as they face charges over anti-government demonstrations.

Thailand jails protesters for breach of bail terms

04 Sep 2020

BANGKOK Two prominent Thai political activists were remanded in prison on Thursday, their lawyer said, after a court ruled they had breached the terms of their bail following earlier arrests over anti-government rallies.

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