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Protesters call off rally after tear gas, water cannons fired

AFTER being hit with tear gas sprayed together with water and several rounds of dye-mixed water cannons the protesters at Pathumwan intersection called off their rally after first trying to withdraw to adjacent Chulalongkorn University campus, Sanook.com reported this evening (October 16, 2020). The timeline of the heavy-handed police action is as follows: – At

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PM refuses to quit as another protest looms

PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha today (Oct. 16) flatly refused to step down as demanded by People’s Party protesters who after breaking up their rally at Ratchaprasong intersection last night called for another one at the same place at 5 p.m. today, Sanook.com reported. Speaking after a special Cabinet meeting with ministers standing alongside him Gen.

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