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Thailand bans gatherings of more than five people in an effort to end anti-monarchy protests following The King's return to the country

The Thai government has announced that gathering of more than five are to be banned in an effort to tackle anti-monarchy protests. Whereas many countries in the world are introducing bans on gatherings to tackle the ongoing public health emergency, the Southeast Asian country is cracking down on those campaigning for democracy and less power for King Maha Vajiralongkorn. The ban has been…
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Thai protestors are risking it all to demand change to the monarchy

Protestors in Thailand are risking it all to demonstrate against the monarchy and current regime. The protests across the country, but particularly in the capital of Bangkok, continue to grow as the dissatisfaction with the status quo intensifies. Thailand is not a country with freedom of speech, especially when it comes to the Thai Royal Family. The nation has stringent lèse majesté laws…
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Protests grow in Bangkok against the monarchy

Anti-monarchy protests have continued in Bangkok as demonstrators demand democracy and less power for King Maha Vajiralongkorn (or Rama X) in the biggest demonstration in the country in years. Thousands marched against the monarchy today in the Thai capital calling for a…
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Foreign-based critics of Thailand’s monarchy receive suspicious packages

Foreign-based critics of the Thai regime and monarchy were subject to surveillance and suspicious packages, according to a well-known journalist critical of the monarchy. Andrew MacGregor Marshall revealed on Twitter that he and several other dissident journalists have been “targeted in August by people who surveilled our homes, followed us and sent packages intended to intimidate…
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Princess Chulabhorn attends merit-making ceremony in memory of late princesses

On Saturday, 18 July, Thai Princess Chulabhorn attended a merit-making ceremony in memory of late Thai princesses at Pimanmas Palace in Sattahip, Chonburi, Thailand. She paid homage to two portraits of late royals, Princesses Srinagarindra and Galyani. The former was her paternal grandmother and the latter her paternal aunt. The Princess was joined at the event by senior monks. Her Royal…
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