Thai leader offers talks as protesters demand reform of monarchy

Thai leader offers talks as protesters demand reform of monarchy

The authoritarian leader of Thailand wants to talk to protest leaders, his spokesman said, as tens of thousands of young people continued to gather across the country to demand his resignation and the.

3 days ago

Anti-government demonstrations carry on in Thailand despite police warning

Anti-government demonstrations carry on in Thailand despite police warning

Mainly young demonstrators are protesting for the fifth day despite a state of emergency banning them from doing so.

3 days ago

Thai protesters take over key Bangkok intersections

Thai protesters take over key Bangkok intersections

BANGKOK • Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters took over key intersections in Bangkok yesterday, defying a ban on protests for the fourth day with chants of "down with dictatorship" and "reform the monarchy".. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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TIMELINE: Thai protests grow in defiance of ban

TIMELINE: Thai protests grow in defiance of ban

Anti-government protesters in Thailand defied a ban on demonstrations for a fourth day on Sunday as they stepped up demands for the removal of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and reform of the monarchy.

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Thai democracy protesters defy ban for fourth day

Thai democracy protesters defy ban for fourth day

Bangkok (AFP). Tens of thousands of protesters defied a ban on gatherings of more than four people to mass at a major Bangkok landmark Sunday, carrying posters portraying activists detained in four straight days of strident anti-government rallies.

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Defiant protesters take over Bangkok streets as PM seeks talks

Defiant protesters take over Bangkok streets as PM seeks talks

Thousands of anti-government protesters took over key intersections in Bangkok on Sunday, defying a ban on protests for the fourth day.

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Protesters take over Bangkok streets in new show of defiance

Protesters take over Bangkok streets in new show of defiance

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat and Chayut Setboonsarng BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thousands of Thai anti-government protesters took over key intersections in Bangkok on Sunday, defying a ban on protests for the fourth day with chants of.

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Tens Of Thousands Of Thais Continue To Protest

Tens Of Thousands Of Thais Continue To Protest

Tens of thousands of Thai pro-democracy protesters rallied across Bangkok Saturday, defying an emergency decree banning gatherings for a third consecutive day to demand the resignation of the prime minister and reform of the powerful monarchy.

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Thousands of protesters hit the streets across Thailand

Thousands of protesters hit the streets across Thailand

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in a wave of protests across Bangkok and other Thai cities on Saturday in defiance of a government crackdown following three months of demonstrations aimed at the Prime Minister and monarchy.

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Thailand protests: 'My father is blinded by his love for the monarchy'

Thailand protests: 'My father is blinded by his love for the monarchy'

"My father taught me that criticising our king was a sin. A taboo." But Danai, 19, is now defying his father's warning. A law student in Bangkok, he is one of tens of thousands of protesters who have packed the streets of the Thai capital every month this summer, ...

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Tens Of Thousands Of Thais Protest In Defiance Of Ban

Tens Of Thousands Of Thais Protest In Defiance Of Ban

Pro-democracy protesters walk along a road during an anti-government rally at Udomsuk in Bangkok on October 17, 2020, as they continue to defy an emergency decree banning gatherings. (Photo by Jack TAYLOR / AFP). Tens of thousands of Thai ...

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Tens of thousands of protesters take to Thailand streets defying ban on pro-democracy demonstrations

Tens of thousands of protesters take to Thailand streets defying ban on pro-democracy demonstrations

"We want to show them our power and that we can't accept this."

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Thailand's protest movement gains momentum amid a government crackdown

Thailand's protest movement gains momentum amid a government crackdown

Thai protesters defied a ban on large gatherings to call for the prime minister's resignation.

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Thai protesters vow new demonstration despite crackdown

Thai protesters vow new demonstration despite crackdown

Thai protesters said they would hold another demonstration on Saturday despite a crackdown by police on more than three months of protests that have targeted the powerful monarchy as well as the government.

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Transit shutdowns fail to deter Thai pro-democracy protests

Transit shutdowns fail to deter Thai pro-democracy protests

Hundreds of chanting Thai protesters demonstrated in Bangkok on Saturday in defiance of a crackdown on three months of action aimed at the government and the powerful monarchy, witnesses said.

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Thailand Curtails Mass Transit as Protesters Defy Gathering Ban

Thailand Curtails Mass Transit as Protesters Defy Gathering Ban

Almost all mass rail transit in Bangkok was shut down as thousands of antigovernment protesters took to the streets, defying a ban on large public gatherings for the third consecutive day.

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Thailand: Thousands of protesters return to streets after police clashes

Thailand: Thousands of protesters return to streets after police clashes

Thousands of Thai pro-democracy protesters massed in multiple locations across Bangkok Saturday, defying an emergency decree banning gatherings for the third consecutive day after confrontations saw riot police use water cannon on peaceful ...

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Thai authorities shut down transit system in Bangkok as protests continue

Thai authorities shut down transit system in Bangkok as protests continue

The protesters have been doing their best to elude the authorities, using social media to assemble followers before police have time to block them.

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Thousands of Thais again defy protest ban in Bangkok

Thousands of Thais again defy protest ban in Bangkok

Thousands of Thais joined protests that popped up across Bangkok on Saturday in defiance of a crackdown on three months of demonstrations aimed at the government and the powerful monarchy.

5 days ago

Bangkok shuts down transit systems as protests persist

Bangkok shuts down transit systems as protests persist

BANGKOK (AP) — The authorities in Bangkok shut down mass transit systems and set up roadblocks Saturday as Thailand's capital faced a fourth straight day of determined anti-government protests. The protesters have been doing their best to elude the ...

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Bangkok shuts down transit systems as protests persist

Bangkok shuts down transit systems as protests persist

The authorities in Bangkok have shut down mass transit systems as Thailand's capital faces a fourth straight day of determined anti-government protests.

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Hundreds of Thai Protesters Gather Despite Warnings

Hundreds of Thai Protesters Gather Despite Warnings

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Hundreds of chanting Thai protesters demonstrated in Bangkok on Saturday in defiance of a crackdown on three months of action aimed at the government and the powerful monarchy, witnesses said. After police used water cannon for ...

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Thai protesters vow to return to streets after police clashes

Thai protesters vow to return to streets after police clashes

Bangkok (AFP). Thai pro-democracy protesters vowed Saturday to again defy an emergency decree banning gatherings after days of confrontations in the capital that saw riot police use water cannon and dozens of activists arrested. Officers in Bangkok ...

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Bangkok shuts down transit systems as protesters persist

Bangkok shuts down transit systems as protesters persist

BANGKOK (AP) — The authorities in Bangkok shut down mass transit systems and set up roadblocks Saturday as Thailand's capital braced for a fourth straight day of determined anti-government...

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Thai protesters vow new demonstration despite crackdown

Thai protesters vow new demonstration despite crackdown

Protesters in Thailand said they would hold another demonstration on Saturday despite a crackdown by police. The demonstrations have targeted the monarchy.

5 days ago

Thai protesters vow new demonstration despite crackdown

Thai protesters vow new demonstration despite crackdown

BANGKOK: Thai protesters said they would hold another demonstration on Saturday despite a crackdown by police on more than three months of protests that have targeted the powerful monarchy as well as the government. Police used water cannon on ...

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Thai police crack down on protesters, PM refuses to resign

Thai police crack down on protesters, PM refuses to resign

BANGKOK--Riot police in Thailand cracked down on thousands of student-led protesters who rallied Fri.

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Photos: Student protests continue as Thai PM defies resignation calls

Photos: Student protests continue as Thai PM defies resignation calls

Thailand imposed a strict state emergency which outlawed public gathering of more than five people on October 15. However, the state's action has not succeeded in discouraging the protesters to back down from protests demanding Prime Minister Prayuth ...

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Thai riot police fire water cannon against protesters in Bangkok

Thai riot police fire water cannon against protesters in Bangkok

Thai riot police used water cannons against protesters for the first time as anti-government demonstrations continued in Bangkok on Friday night. Watch:

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Thai protesters vow to return to streets after Friday clashes

Thai protesters vow to return to streets after Friday clashes

Rest of World News: Thai pro-democracy protesters said Saturday they would defy an emergency decree banning gatherings for a third consecutive day after confrontations th.

5 days ago

Thai protesters vow new demonstration despite crackdown

Thai protesters vow new demonstration despite crackdown

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai protesters said they would hold another demonstration on Saturday despite a crackdown by police on more than three months of protests that have targeted the powerful monarchy as well as the ...

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Thai police turn water cannon on defiant protesters who vow to rally again on Oct 17

Thai police turn water cannon on defiant protesters who vow to rally again on Oct 17

BANGKOK, Oct 17 (The Nation Thailand/ANN): Police on Friday night used water cannons to clear protesters who call themselves Khana Ratsadon 2563 (People's Party 2020) from their rally site at the Pathumwan intersection.

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Thai protesters vow new demonstration despite crackdown

Thai protesters vow new demonstration despite crackdown

Thai protesters said they would hold another demonstration on Saturday despite a crackdown by police on more than three months of protests that have targeted the powerful monarchy as well as the government. Police used water cannon on protesters for ...

5 days ago

Thai protesters vow to return to streets after Friday clashes

Thai protesters vow to return to streets after Friday clashes

Thai pro-democracy protesters said Saturday they would defy an emergency decree banning gatherings for a third consecutive day after confrontations the previous night saw riot police use water cannons against the mainly young activists.

5 days ago

Thai protesters vow to return to streets after Friday clashes

Thai protesters vow to return to streets after Friday clashes

Thai pro-democracy protesters said Saturday they would defy an emergency decree banning gatherings for a third consecutive day after confrontations the previous night saw riot police use water cannons against the mainly young activists.

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Thai PM Calls For Tougher Crackdown on Protests After Clashes

Thai PM Calls For Tougher Crackdown on Protests After Clashes

Thailand's government called on police to intensify their crackdown on protesters following a night of clashes between officers and activists, with demonstrations planned for a fourth straight day.

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Thai police use force to disperse defiant protesters

Thai police use force to disperse defiant protesters

BANGKOK: Thai police used water cannon against protesters on Friday night in central Bangkok, as the pro-democracy activists defied an emergency decree banning gatherings for a second night running. Around 2,000 pro-democracy demonstrators in the ...

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Thai students continue protests in face of government repression

Thai students continue protests in face of government repression

The demonstrators have three core demands: the prime minister's resignation, a new constitution, and an end to the suppression of government critics; as well as the reform of the monarchy.

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Thai police crack down on protesters, PM refuses to resign

Thai police crack down on protesters, PM refuses to resign

Riot police in Thailand cracked down on thousands of student-led protesters who rallied Friday in the capital in defiance of a strict state of emergency, while the prime minister rejected calls for his resignation.

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Thailand: Water Cannon Used Against Peaceful Activists

Thailand: Water Cannon Used Against Peaceful Activists

(Bangkok) –Thai police unnecessarily used water cannon against peaceful pro-democracy protesters in Bangkok on October 16, 2020 in violation of international human rights standards.

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Thai PM rejects calls to quit as protests escalate

Thai PM rejects calls to quit as protests escalate

King says country needs people who love monarchy. BANGKOK Thailand's prime minister rejected calls for his resignation Friday, while his government failed to stop studentled protesters from rallying again in the capital in defiance of a strict state of ...

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Police break up Bangkok protest with high-power water cannons, more protests planned today

Police break up Bangkok protest with high-power water cannons, more protests planned today

The latest round of protests took a violent turn tonight when police resorted to high-powered water cannons aimed directly at the students.

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Thai police turn water cannons on pro-democracy protesters, as they vow to 'keep on fighting'

Thai police turn water cannons on pro-democracy protesters, as they vow to 'keep on fighting'

Pro-democracy protesters in Thailand have vowed to keep demonstrating after a number of high-profile activists were arrested and others were blasted with water cannons in Bangkok.

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'Critical' state of emergency not justified

'Critical' state of emergency not justified

Words can hardly express my sense of outrage and dismay at the use of overwhelming force to disperse peaceful protesters early on Thursday morning.

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Police In Bangkok Use Water Cannon To Break Up Anti-Government Protests

Police In Bangkok Use Water Cannon To Break Up Anti-Government Protests

Riot police in Bangkok used water cannon and charged crowds to disperse thousands of protesters in the Thai capital, a day after the government officially.

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Police In Bangkok Use Water Cannon To Break Up Anti-Government Protests

Police In Bangkok Use Water Cannon To Break Up Anti-Government Protests

Riot police in Thailand sought to disperse thousands of protesters, a day after the government officially banned demonstrations calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.

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In pictures: How Thailand's protests unfolded on the streets

In pictures: How Thailand's protests unfolded on the streets

Early Thursday morning, hours after a royal motorcade carrying Thailand's Queen Suthida and Prince Dipangkorn Rasmijoti were surrounded by protes.

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Thai police use water cannons against Bangkok protesters

Thai police use water cannons against Bangkok protesters

Bangkok, Thailand, Oct 16 - Thai police used water cannons against protesters Friday night in central Bangkok, as the pro-democracy activists defied an - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke.

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Two Thai protesters could face life imprisonment for violence against the Queen

Two Thai protesters could face life imprisonment for violence against the Queen

Two activists in Thailand have been arrested on charges of attempting violence against the Queen, which could result in a possible life sentence.

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'I want freedom': Thais mass to defy protest ban

'I want freedom': Thais mass to defy protest ban

BANGKOK (Reuters) – From shops, offices and schools they spilled onto a Bangkok street in their tens of thousands, voicing shock and anger and above all defiance. Thailand's government had announced emergency measures to ban gatherings of five or ...

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Thailand Steps Up Response as Antigovernment Protests Escalate

Thailand Steps Up Response as Antigovernment Protests Escalate

Water cannons were used for the first time to clear protesters off the streets, and two demonstrators face charges that could put them in prison for life.

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Thai police fire water cannon at Bangkok protesters

Thai police fire water cannon at Bangkok protesters

The prime minister's resignation is a key protest demand, along with reform of the country's monarchy.

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Thai PM vows to stay on as protesters defy his ban

Thai PM vows to stay on as protesters defy his ban

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Friday he was not quitting after tens of thousands of anti-government protesters defied a ban on demonstrations and he warned them not to persist.

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Thai police fire water cannon as thousands protest in Bangkok

Thai police fire water cannon as thousands protest in Bangkok

Pro-democracy demonstrators assemble for second day in defiance of security crackdown.

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Thai PM refuses to resign, police crack down on protesters

Thai PM refuses to resign, police crack down on protesters

Thailand's prime minister is rejecting calls for his resignation, while riot police crack down on thousands of student-led protesters who rallied in the capital in defiance of a strict state of emergency.

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Thai police use water cannon on defiant protesters

Thai police use water cannon on defiant protesters

Thai police used water cannon and pushed forward with riot shields and batons on Friday to try to disperse thousands of protesters who defied a ban on protests for a second day and in spite of a warning from Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.

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Thai police charge two activists for 'violence' against Queen Suthida

Thai police charge two activists for 'violence' against Queen Suthida

Thai authorities have filed the most severe charges yet in connection with ongoing pro-democracy demonstrations. The charge could result in life imprisonment and carries a possible death sentence.

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Thai police use water cannon against Bangkok protesters

Thai police use water cannon against Bangkok protesters

(UPDATED) Several hundred riot police advance towards pro-democracy demonstrators in formation, calling on the protesters to go home or face the water cannon.

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Thai PM refuses to resign, police crack down on protesters

Thai PM refuses to resign, police crack down on protesters

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister rejected calls for his resignation Friday, while riot police cracked down on thousands of student-led protesters who rallied in the capital in defiance of...

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Thai PM rejects calls to resign, braces for renewed protest

Thai PM rejects calls to resign, braces for renewed protest

Thailand's prime minister rejected calls for his resignation Friday as his government stepped up efforts to stop student-led protesters from rallying in the capital for a second day in defiance of a strict state of emergency.

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Thai PM vows to stay on as protesters defy his ban

Thai PM vows to stay on as protesters defy his ban

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Friday he was not quitting after tens of thousands of anti-government protesters defied a ban on demonstrations and he warned them not to persist.

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