Junta Permits Thammasat Massacre Memorial Rally

 Junta Permits Thammasat Massacre Memorial Rally

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BANGKOK — In a rare exception to its sweeping ban on protests, the military junta today did not interfere with an event to commemorate the massacre of student activists at Thammasat University 39 years ago.

The ceremony was organized by several activist groups at Thammasat’s Tha Prachan campus, where security officers and right-wing vigilante groups killed at least 46 people in their attempt to disperse a peaceful rally by leftist students in 1976, an event now known as the October 6 Massacre.

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