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    Hundreds protest royal defamation laws in Thailand

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:07pm on March 07, 2021

    Hundreds marched in Bangkok and lit ceremonial fires in front of a courthouse on Saturday to protest Thailand’s draconian royal defamation law and the jailing...

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    Protesters demand Thai PM’s resignation

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:51pm on February 28, 2021

    Police used water cannon and tear gas against pro-democracy protesters in Bangkok on Sunday, outside a military barracks containing the Thai prime minister’s residence. A...

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    Myanmar junta’s FM in talks with Thailand, Indonesia

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:56pm on February 24, 2021

    The Myanmar junta’s foreign minister visited Thailand on Wednesday as regional powers tried to broker an end to three weeks of deadly unrest triggered by...

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    Thai PM faces no-confidence debate inside, outside parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:11pm on February 19, 2021

    Protesters outside Thailand’s parliament held their own version of a no-confidence debate against premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha Friday night, as inside, opposition MPs rained a torrent...

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    Thai PM faces no-confidence vote amid renewed protests

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:23pm on February 16, 2021

    Thai premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha faced a torrent of vitriol from opposition MPs Tuesday over his handling of a pandemic-bruised economy, amid a renewed push from...

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    Thai protesters return to streets calling for royal reforms

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:43pm on February 13, 2021

    Thai pro-democracy protesters scaled a massive Bangkok monument Saturday, draping it in a crimson cloth and calling for the kingdom to abolish its draconian royal...

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    Thai opposition figure vows to fight on despite royal defamation case

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:14pm on January 21, 2021

    A billionaire Thai opposition figure accused of defaming the country’s monarchy has vowed to keep campaigning for reform, despite facing what he dubbed a ‘politically...

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    Thai woman awarded 43-year jail term for lese majeste

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 08:04pm on January 19, 2021

    A Thai woman accused of insulting the royal family was jailed Tuesday for more than 43 years, a legal rights group said, the harshest punishment...

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    Thai students mark Teachers’ Day with paint-soaked protest

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:19pm on January 16, 2021

    Students piled bamboo canes and stationery in front of Thailand’s Ministry of Education and splashed crimson paint on it to protest corporal punishment, one of...

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    Thailand arrests 19 Rohingyas

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:23pm on January 10, 2021

    Nineteen Rohingyas and a Thai woman accused of housing them have been arrested for illegal entry to Thailand, police said Saturday, as concerns grow about...

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