Thailand

Thailand shuts down online TV channel, as protests continue

Thai protesters raised three-finger salutes to the national anthem at public places across Bangkok on Tuesday as anti-government rallies continued and the government ordered an online TV channel to close over its coverage of the demonstrations. The authorities imposed emergency measures banning gatherings of more than four people last Thursday[…]

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Student protesters, royalists hold rival rallies in Thailand

Thousands have joined an anti-government demonstration at a university in Thailand, the largest such protest by students, challenging the government and conservative establishment even as royalist rivals held their own rally. About 3,000 to 4,000 protesters chanted “Long live democracy” at Thammasat University on the outskirts of Bangkok on Monday[…]

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Jubilation as freed footballer returns to Australia

Friends, family and campaigners are celebrating Hakeem al-Araibi’s return home to the Australian city of Melbourne after Thailand freed the refugee footballer who had been held since November on an extradition request from Bahrain. After his flight touched down at Melbourne Airport on Tuesday afternoon, al-Araibi was met by hundreds[…]

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