Cops Use Virus Emergency Law to Break Up Anti-Coup Rally, Arrest 2

23.05.2020 - 01:27

BANGKOK — Citing the emergency law that the government insisted was solely for combating the coronavirus, police arrested two activists on Friday evening at a rally denouncing the military coup that took place six years ago. In a phone call from a police station, activist Anurak “Ford” Jeantawanich said he and his friend were charged with violating the Emergency Decree, which bans gathering of five people or more.

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