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Protesters back off from marching to QSNCC to submit letter to foreign leaders

  A BIG CROWD of demonstrators with some of them wearing dinosaur costumes gave up on an attempt to march to Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) to submit a letter to foreign leaders attending the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit this afternoon (Nov. 17), Matichon newspaper said.  The protesters, who had gathered at

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Anti-Prayut protesters mourn the country’s future 

  FOUR ACTIVIST groups joined together in holding a demonstration at the Victory Monument this afternoon (Oct. 1) to demand that the Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha quit with participants dressed in black to mourn the country’s future, Matichon newspaper said this evening. This protest was mounted after the Constitutional Court ruled that Gen. Prayut’s eight-year

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Democracy, LGBTQ activists stage downtown demonstration

  THE United Front of Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) and lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and queer (LGTBQ) groups staged a demonstration at Ratchaprasong intersection this afternoon (Nov. 28) to push for abolition of Criminal Code Section 112, or the lese majeste law, and obtain marriage equality, Matichon newspaper said. Booths were set up to collect

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Street lights switched off at Ratchaprasong intersection

THE CONFRONTATION between the demonstrators and the security force at Ratchaprasong intersection turned quite tense this evening (Oct. 15) with the authorities having switched off street lights but the protesters succeeding in retaking the skywalk from which they had been earlier evicted, Thai Rath newspaper reported. The demonstrators cried with joy when the skywalk was

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