Thai anti-establishment protester Parit still refusing food, being fed intravenously

Klong Prem Central Prison in Bangkok

Klong Prem Central Prison in Bangkok. Photo: ::::=UT=:::: CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ratsadon group leader Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak, currently being held on remand and in detention for contempt of court, has been on hunger strike for over two weeks. He allowed doctors to conduct a blood test for the first time on Saturday night, after suffering from fatigue, increased dizziness and dehydration.

According to a medical report from Corrections Department, officials at Pathum Thani remand prison gave Parit medication to ease his dizziness and recommended a blood test, which he had refused until his dizziness worsened.

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By Thai PBS World

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