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70 arrested as police clear protest site by Government House

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The Government House in Bangkok, the offices of the Prime Minister of Thailand

The Government House in Bangkok, the offices of the Prime Minister of Thailand. Photo: Isriya Paireepairit / flickr. CC BY-NC 2.0.


A protest site set up near Government House to press demands for democracy was cleared and 70 demonstrators rounded up in an operation at dawn on Sunday by the Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB).

At about 6am, four companies of the Protection and Crowd Control Division police moved in on the protest site in a soi off Phra Ram 5 road by Klong Phadung Krungkasem near the Chamai Maruchet Bridge and Government House.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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