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Thai PM says 'illegal protests' must be controlled as parliament opens

Thai PM says 'illegal protests' must be controlled as parliament opens

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha said Thailand needs to bring "illegal protests" under control on Monday as he opened a special parliamentary session to address months of pro-democracy rallies.

Thai protesters take to streets in new show of defiance

Thai protesters take to streets in new show of defiance

Hundreds of Thai anti-government protesters demonstrated in Bangkok on Sunday, again defying a ban on protests against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and the powerful monarchy.

Thousands camp outside Thai PM's office as protests escalate

Thousands camp outside Thai PM's office as protests escalate

Thousands of Thai protesters set up camp outside Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's office late on Wednesday, in an escalation of three months of demonstrations aimed at forcing the former junta leader to step down.

Thai protesters clash with police, call out as king's motorcade passes

Thai protesters clash with police, call out as king's motorcade passes

Hundreds of Thai protesters scuffled with police and threw blue paint at them on Tuesday and, after 21 of them were arrested, chanted "release our friends!" as the royal motorcade of King Maha Vajiralongkorn swept past.

Biggest Thai protest in years cheers calls to reform monarchy

Biggest Thai protest in years cheers calls to reform monarchy

Tens of thousands of people joined Thailand's biggest protest in years on Saturday, cheering calls to curb the powers of King Maha Vajiralongkorn's monarchy and for the removal of former coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister.

Tensions rise in Thailand ahead of fresh pro-democracy protest

Tensions rise in Thailand ahead of fresh pro-democracy protest

Protesters were set to rally in Bangkok Sunday against the government as tensions rose in the kingdom after the arrest of three activists leading the pro-democracy movement.

Rival Thai protests raise fears of return to violence

Rival Thai protests raise fears of return to violence

Rival protest groups rallied in and around the Thai capital on Monday, raising the political temperature amid almost daily anti-government student protests nationwide and stirring fears of a return to street violence.

Thai protesters stage anti-government rally despite activists release

Thai protesters stage anti-government rally despite activists release

More than 1,000 anti-government demonstrators rallied in Bangkok's commercial district on Saturday after two protest leaders were arrested and held overnight.