Hundreds condemn Pita’s suspension at Bangkok’s Democracy Monument

Protest in front of Democracy Monument to demand Prayut’s removal

Protest in front of Democracy Monument in Bangkok. Photo: Milktea2020. CC BY-SA 4.0.

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at Democracy Monument on Wednesday night to vent their anger over the end of Move Forward Party leader Pita Limjaroenrat’s bid to become prime minister.

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The largely peaceful rally followed a dramatic day in parliament, where Mr Pita lost his MP status after the Constitutional Court ordered him suspended pending a ruling. After he left the chamber, lawmakers voted not to allow him to be nominated for prime minister a second time.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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