Thai police using water cannon to disperse protesters on Rama I Road in Bangkok, beneath Siam BTS Station, on 16 October 2020

Four rallies go ahead despite new ban

Hundreds of pro-democracy demonstrators gathered outside the Criminal Court on Saturday evening to call for the release of detained colleagues and the abolition of the lese majeste law, defying a fresh order banning public gatherings in the capital.

Three other politically themed rallies went ahead peacefully earlier in the day, but tensions were high at the protest staged by the group known as REDEM (Restart Democracy).

Full story: Bangkok Post


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