Pro-democracy protesters have again defied a government order aimed at preventing demonstrations. Around 20 thousand people gathered in the streets of Bangkok for a peaceful rally where they demanded democratic shake ups to Thai society.
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A former civil servant has been convicted of 29 counts of violating Thailand's strict lese majeste law. She pleaded guilty to posting audio clips of a podcast produced by a prominent critic of the monarchy.
Protesters continue to take to the streets demanding the resignation of PM Prayuth Chan-ocha. They are also calling for reforms to the monarchy, a powerful institution that has long been shielded from public criticism.
A Bangkok bank has been targeted by pro-democracy protesters demanding King Maha Vajiralongkorn cede control of a royal fortune valued at billions of dollars. Demonstrators are demanding the money go to the poor.
A young progressive movement in Thailand is demanding reform to the country's traditional political structure. They are up against a deeply entrenched alliance between the monarchy and the military.
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