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University Bans Annual Commemoration of 1976 Student Massacre

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Thammasat University

View of Thammasat University. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

BANGKOK — Thammasat University’s administrators have preemptively banned any political events commemorating the 1976 massacre that took place inside the university on 6 October, presumably to comply with the military junta’s ban on all political activities.

The October 6th Massacre is traditionally commemorated by activists and survivors of the incident at Thammasat’s Tha Prachan campus.

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