Thai students pose with dissidents in graduation protest

Asia Pacific Oct 31, 2020

Thai students pose with dissidents in graduation protest

Some students at Thailand's Thammasat University posed with cardboard cutouts of well-known critics of the monarchy on Saturday in a protest as King Maha Vajiralongkorn was to present degrees amid growing calls for royal reform. Youth and student-led demonstrations that began in July by demanding ...

Thai protesters defy emergency decree and plan to keep gathering

Asia Pacific Oct 16, 2020

Thai protesters defy emergency decree and plan to keep gathering

Anti-government protesters plan to defy a ban on gatherings in Thailand’s capital for a third day and hold rallies across the nation, escalating a three-month old movement in support of monarchy reform and greater democracy. Pro-democracy protesters will return to stage a demonstration in Bangkok ...

Thai protesters critical of monarchy to stage largest event yet

Asia Pacific Sep 18, 2020

Thai protesters critical of monarchy to stage largest event yet

Thai protest leaders are planning the biggest gathering since the 2014 military coup, as they seek to build momentum in monthslong demonstrations for greater democracy and reform of the country’s powerful monarchy. As many as 100,000 protesters are expected at Thammasat University campus in Bangkok ...