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Protesters submit letters to US, Swiss and Chinese embassies

A PROTEST convoy went to the US, Swiss and Chinese embassies today (August 20) to submit letters about political movements in Thailand, especially the management of the Covid crisis by the Thai government, Thai Rath newspaper and Sanook.com said.

The first stop of the Thalufah (Through the Sky) activist group was the Swiss embassy which they reached at 11.40 a.m. and was heavily guarded by policemen from several units to ensure orderliness with metal barriers placed in front.

A speech was given on Thai officials using legal action to break up public gatherings contrary to the Geneva Convention which Thailand had signed.

The protesters then handed their letter to the Swiss embassy and headed for the US embassy.

At 1.40 p.m. the protesters arrived at the Chinese embassy to submit a letter about the purchase of Sinovac coronavirus vaccine which has low efficacy against the Delta variant of Covid-19.

At 1.50 p.m. a security personnel of this embassy received the letter from the protesters.


The protest convoy travelling to three embassies today. Top photo: Sanook.com and Home Page photo: Thai Rath

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