Veteran Day Ceremony in Bangkok Cancelled By Protests

 Veteran Day Ceremony in Bangkok Cancelled By Protests

Protesters at the Victory Monument in Bangkok in 2014. Photo: Facebook.

(30 January) Due to ongoing anti-government protests, the ceremony for Veteran Day will not be held at Victory Monument this year.

Col. Paphathip Sawangsaeng, spokesperson of the Ministry of Defence, said there won’t be any honourary parade or laying of wreaths at the Monument on the Veteran Day, which falls on 3 February each year, as supporters of the People’s Committee for Absolute Democracy With the King As Head of State (PCAD) are still camping around the area.

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