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Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra revokes Internal Security Act

BANGKOK, Nov 26 – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today signed an order revoking the Internal Security Act (ISA) imposed in three districts of Bangkok to maintain law and order during the anti-government protest of Pitak Siam group over the weekend. Government spokesperson Tossaporn Serirak said the premier signed the order to end the imposition […]Read More

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Bangkok: Pitak Siam demonstrators told to confront police

Claiming to be fighting for the monarchy, leaders of the Pitak Siam group twice told protesters to confront a police cordon and to try to break through it yesterday – the second time just before 2pm at the Misakawan Intersection near Government House. “We’re doing this for our King, are we not?” asked a female […]Read More

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Police fire tear gas at a group of anti-government protesters

Thai police threw tear gas at a group of anti-government protesters on Saturday as they were on the way to the rally site at the Royal Plaza. Police decided to fire the tear gas after the demonstrators tried to break through barricades at Makkawan bridge on Ratchadamnoen Avenue, TNN reported. No injuries were reported from […]Read More

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Pitak Siam pledges non-violent protest against government

BANGKOK, Nov 23 – Thailand’s anti-government Pitak Siam group reaffirmed that its rally tomorrow will be peaceful and more than 500,000 protesters are expected to turn up at the rally site. Pitak Siam group spokesman Air Marshal Watchara Ritthakanee said the group’s rally at the Royal Plaza on Saturday and Sunday will be non-violent and […]Read More