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Flash mob protest against Prayut on Skytrain

  A FLASH MOB demonstration against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha took place on the BTS Skytrain this afternoon (Oct. 9) with the protesters dressed in black and some wearing black sunglasses intermittently travelling through five stations, getting off at each one of them then catching the next train, and doing the same on their return […]

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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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Iran: President Raisi calls for ‘decisive’ action against protesters

  By Reuters, AFP and EFE, published by Dw.com Dubai – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Saturday that authorities must “deal decisively” with the protests that broke out across the country following the death of a young Kurdish woman in police detention. The country has seen some of its biggest protests in years. They […]

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Protest against plan to rent out historic air base for growing sugarcane

By Thai Newsroom Reporters VILLAGERS IN NAKHU district of Kalasin today (Sept. 18) gathered in protest of the air force’s plan to turn a parcel of land in the premises of a Free Thai Movement air base into a sugarcane plantation. The local villagers of Nakhu and nearby districts of the northeastern province peacefully demonstrated […]

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Protest against 3 retired generals at Ratchaprasong intersection

  A GROUP of demonstrators gathered in front of Central World department store late this afternoon (Sept. 4) to push for halting the power of three retired army generals grouped under “Sam Por”, or the Three Ps, namely suspended Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, caretaker Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuman and Interior Minister Anupong Paochinda whose nickname […]

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Protesters might move to literally keep Prayut out of Government House

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters A GROUP OF POLITICAL activists might probably steer a massive move to literally keep out Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha from Government House since, they said, his eight-year rule is ending on upcoming Tuesday. The so-called Khana Lom Ruam Prachachon (Group For the Melting of the People Together) activists told hundreds […]

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Protest against execution of 4 activists held in front of Myanmar embassy

  MYANMAR citizens joined by Thais held a protest amid the rain in front of the Myanmar embassy on Sathorn road this afternoon (July 26) over the execution of four political activists by the junta yesterday, Matichon newspaper said. The protesters released a statement condemning the execution of democracy campaigner Kyaw Min Yu, better known […]

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Sri Lanka protesters vow will not let up until president, PM quit

By Reuters and published by CNA Colombo – Leaders of Sri Lanka’s protest movement said on Sunday (July 10) they would occupy the residences of the president and prime minister until they finally quit office, the day after the two men agreed to resign leaving the country in political limbo. Thousands of protesters stormed President […]

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Sri Lanka Parliament speaker: President to resign Wednesday

  By AP and published by Washington Post Colombo, Sri Lanka – The speaker of Sri Lanka’s Parliament says President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has agreed to resign as of Wednesday. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena said in a televised statement on Saturday that he informed Rajapaksa of a decision taken at a meeting of Parliamentary party leaders requesting […]

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Bike-riding teen protesters fire firecrackers at police in Din Daeng hotspot

  THE protest against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at Din Daeng intersection that started this afternoon (June 19) had not ended by nightfall with motorcycle-riding teenagers replacing senior demonstrators there and provoking police teams by firing firecrackers at them despite the rain, Thai Rath newspaper said this evening (Jan. 19). The teenagers zoomed in on […]

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