Security at Bangkok US embassy tightened on reports of oncoming protest

BANGKOK, 16 December 2013 (NNT) – Security measures have been tightened around the US embassy in Bangkok after anti-government demonstrators announced plans to march to the embassy.

Police have dispatched forces to guard the embassy after the Network of Students and People for Reform of Thailand (NSPRT) said on Saturday night it would protest and possibly seize the US embassy in protest of Washington’s support for Thailand’s caretaker government.

Thai authorities made known that the embassy ground cannot be occupied as it enjoys full extraterritorial status and is not sovereign territory of Thailand.

Read more: NNT

Share this article

Leave a Reply


As a big fan of Thailand, this website was born as a personal site to bookmark the most interesting articles from different Thai newspapers for late reading. The website attracted some visitors so I decided to keep it online.

Thailand News is is a non-commercial website, ads are placed in some pages to help pay the server hosting costs.

The main purpose is to offer our readers all Thai news from the most trusted sources in Thailand in one place