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Penguin, Ammy granted bail, Mike still detained

THE CRIMINAL Court allowed protest leaders Mr. Parit Chivarak, or Penguin, and Mr. Chaiamorn Kaewwiboonpan, a popular singer who goes by the professional name of Ammy the Bottom Blues, to be released on bail this evening (May 11), Sanook.com said. The Lawyers for Human Rights Centre tweeted at 6.30 p.m. that the Criminal Court issued

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Penguin ‘is still at Corrections Hospital’

THE Corrections Department confirmed today (May 8) that detained hunger-striking protest leader Mr. Prit Chivarak, or Penguin, is still undergoing medical treatment at the Corrections Hospital with this coming after his mother Mrs. Sureerat Chewarak said she could not contact him, Sanook.com said. Mr. Thawatchai Chaiwat, the department’s deputy chief and its spokesman, said Penguin,

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