Fifth Anti-Junta Activist Arrested, Four Others Freed

 Fifth Anti-Junta Activist Arrested, Four Others Freed

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BANGKOK — A fifth pro-democracy activist was arrested today in front of the military court just moments before four other activists arrested on the same charges earlier were allowed to walk free.

The five activists were charged with violating the junta’s ban on political gatherings after they attempted to organize a protest in December to highlight a corruption scandal surrounding the Royal Thai Army’s billion-baht royal statue project.

Read more: By Teeranai Charuvastra


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