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    Thailand arrests 19 Rohingya, Thai woman for illegal entry

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 08:17pm on January 09, 2021

    Nineteen Rohingya 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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    Thai democracy protests seek UN help to repeal royal defamation law

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:50pm on December 10, 2020

    Thai democracy activists rallied at the UN’s Bangkok office Thursday and asked the body to pressure the kingdom into repealing royal defamation laws they say...

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    More Thai protest leaders charged with royal defamation

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:42pm on December 08, 2020

    More than a dozen leaders of Thailand’s pro-democracy protest movement were charged Tuesday under the kingdom’s tough royal defamation law for headlining demonstrations demanding...

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    Thai PM wins crucial legal battle

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:55pm on December 02, 2020

    Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha, under pressure from months of street protests, Wednesday survived a legal challenge over his living arrangements that could have seen...

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    Thai court fires warning on eve of PM ruling

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:00pm on December 01, 2020

    Thailand’s constitutional court on Tuesday warned against ‘vulgar’ criticism of its rulings, on the eve of a crucial judgement that could see prime minister Prayut...

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    Thai protest leaders charged with royal defamation

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:07pm on November 30, 2020

    Thai police charged five key leaders of the country’s pro-democracy protest movement Monday under the kingdom’s tough royal defamation laws, the first such use of...

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    Thai leaders summoned over royal defamation

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:49pm on November 25, 2020

    Thai pro-democracy protesters gathered in Bangkok Wednesday as police summoned 12 of their leaders to answer charges of royal defamation, the first use of the...

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    LGBT support adds new dimension to Thai protests against monarchy

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 12:30pm on November 23, 2020

    It takes Siraphob Attohi three hours to transform from a harried student into his drag queen persona Masala Bold – a wisecracking MC, who raises...

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    Thai PM orders crackdown on protests

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 11:20pm on November 19, 2020

    Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered security agencies on Thursday to crack down on pro-democracy protesters, days after police used tear gas and water cannon...

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    Police fire water cannon, tear gas

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 09:31pm on November 17, 2020

    Thai police on Tuesday fired water cannon and tear gas on pro-democracy protesters attempting to get close to parliament, where lawmakers were debating possible changes...

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