Police say 47 million baht to repair five water cannon trucks not expensive

Thai police using water cannon to disperse protesters on Rama I Road in Bangkok, beneath Siam BTS Station, on 16 October 2020
Thai police using water cannon to disperse protesters on Rama I Road in Bangkok, beneath Siam BTS Station, on 16 October 2020. Photo: Prachatai / Youtube. CC BY 3.0.

The Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) has described the estimated 47 million baht price tag for repairs to five water cannon trucks as “reasonable”, because the [Read More…]

Bangkok police fire water cannon, rubber bullets, tear gas on Anti-Prayut protesters

Thai police water cannon at protest site
Thai police water cannon at protest site. Photo: Prachatai / Youtube. CC BY 3.0.

Police in Bangkok on Sunday fired water cannon, rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters demanding that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha step down and the [Read More…]

Thai police assert safety of crowd control water cannons

Thai police using water cannon to disperse protesters on Rama I Road in Bangkok, beneath Siam BTS Station, on 16 October 2020
Thai police using water cannon to disperse protesters on Rama I Road in Bangkok, beneath Siam BTS Station, on 16 October 2020. Photo: Prachatai / Youtube. CC BY 3.0.

BANGKOK (NNT) – Water blasts laced with irritants and dyes have been used against protesters at recent protests in Bangkok, drawing questions from members of [Read More…]

Riot police fire water cannon to protesters as Parliament debates charter bills

Thai police water cannon at protest site
Thai police water cannon at protest site. Photo: Prachatai / Youtube. CC BY 3.0.

As parliamentarians debated the bills seeking to amend the constitution, police battled anti-government protesters trying to break through barriers outside the Parliament at Kiakkai intersection. [Read More…]

Doctors urge end to use of chemical-laced water against unarmed, peaceful protesters

Anti-government protest at Kasetsart University, Bangkok
Anti-government protest at Kasetsart University, Bangkok. Photo: Prachatai / Youtube. CC BY-SA 4.0.

A group of 386 doctors, from hospitals across Thailand, has issued a joint statement, urging the Government to stop using irritant-laced water or tear gas [Read More…]

Authorities blockade Chinese town rebelling over land dispute

Thailand News Breaking News
Thailand News Breaking News. Image: TN.

Villagers in the Chinese town of Wukan are now in open revolt as, in the fourth month of their land dispute with the government, they [Read More…]