Thai police and soldiers inspecting an area in Bangkok

Prachatai News Office Raided by Police, Soldiers

BANGKOK — Police and soldiers raided the offices of a pro-democracy news site Tuesday afternoon to search for campaign materials related to the forthcoming charter referendum.

Prachatai Managing Editor Chuwat Rerksirisuk said five plainclothes police officers entered their newsroom in Bangkok’s Sutthisan area at about 2:15pm while five soldiers waited outside.

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By Chayanit Itthipongmaetee


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