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Thailand Protests Continue in Face of Government and Police Crackdown

HeadlineOct 19, 2020

In Thailand, tens of thousands again took to the streets for protests Saturday, in defiance of a ban on large gatherings and a police crackdown on demonstrations. On Friday, riot police deployed water cannons laced with a chemical irritant, as the youth-led crowds continue to call for democratic reforms and the resignation of the prime minister. Rights groups also condemned the arrest of protesters and a journalist Friday.

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