Thai protestors.

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Thai Protesters Come Down To Roads Despite COVID-19 Alerts

On the 89th anniversary of the Siamese Revolution, hundreds of people participated in the pro-democracy rallies in Bangkok despite the government warning against COVID-19. With the daily case toll being nearly 3,000, the government has clamped down on public gatherings due to the third wave of COVID-19 infections. The 89th Siamese Revolution is an uprising that made Thailand a constitutional monarchy from… read-more

Fri, 25 Jun 2021 - 06:27 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Thailand, COVID-19 outbreak, Corona Third Wave, Pro-Democracy

Courtesy: The Times of India

Myanmar violence.

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Active Protests Still Take Place In Myanmar Four Months After Coup

Democracy activists gathered on Myanmar streets on June 1 as the army and anti-junta militias indulged in fighting along the border areas. Anti-military protestors and young activists took to streets of Laung Lone and Yangon amid heavy crackdown by forces. Notably, even after four months, the military is still struggling to impose orders after the coup followed by arrests of Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior leaders.

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 05:34 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Myanmar Military, Myanmar Violence, aung san suu kyi, Pro-Democracy

Courtesy: The Times of India

Heavy police deployment in Bangkok after state imposed emergency

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Thailand Imposes Emergency To Curb Student-led Democracy Protests

Cracking down on student-led peaceful protests, Thailand government has declared an emergency, banning large gatherings. Besides, the government arrested major student leaders in the wee hours and also deployed riot-police. It has also put restrictions on media coverage. Reportedly, the major leaders arrested include human rights lawyer Anon Nampa and student activist Parit Chiwarak. The protestors' demands include PM Prayuth’s resignation,… read-more

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 12:13 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Thailand, Pro-Democracy, Protests, Student leaders, Arrests, Bangkok

Courtesy: BBC