Student protest 2020

20 Aug 2020
In an aftershock from the 16 August mass protest in Bangkok, over 500 school students have protested against Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan and the prohibition against political expression in many schools.
19 Aug 2020
Here is all you need to know about the Thai student protests. We have taken interesting questions and answered them below. This report will be constantly updated. Let us know via email if you want us to answer any other questions.
19 Aug 2020
Students at Chulalongkorn University staged an anti-government protest on Friday (14 August) despite resistance from the university and heavy rain which forced them to find a new location.  
17 Aug 2020
Years ago, someone suggested a clever linguistic trick. At the time Nelly Mandelly was being locked away in apartheid South Africa, and Martin Luther King was getting assassinated for having a dream.  Skin colour, then as now, was a big thing in politics.
17 Aug 2020
Many people have said that what the students said on 10 August were sincere expressions of opinion that remained within the lines. People have said that the stance of the university should be to protect freedom of thought and expression to the farthest degree acceptable by the society at the time. They have said that the university should not be afraid of unconventional ideas and provocative thoughts, and, as much as is possible, must protect students from threats from the state. I agree completely with all of these views.
17 Aug 2020
Last night’s student protest is now dubbed the largest demonstration in Thailand since the 2014 military coup, after more than 20,000 people joined to press their three demands for the government. 
16 Aug 2020
The Women for Freedom and Democracy group has set up a station at today's protest at the Democracy Monument for people to sign their petition calling for the decriminalization of abortion.
15 Aug 2020
Student activist Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak has been granted bail today (15 August) after being arrested the day before while travelling to a demonstration at the Nonthaburi Pier and accused of sedition and holding an illegal public assembly.
15 Aug 2020
 Thai authorities should immediately drop all charges and unconditionally release the prominent Thammasat University student activist Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak, Human Rights Watch said today. Police are reportedly planning to arrest at least 31 other people, including many student movement leaders, in the coming days, Human Rights Watch has learned.
14 Aug 2020
Pharit 'Penguin' Chiwarak a student activist is under arrest as he is planning to give a speech at a demonstration at Tha Nam Non, Nonthaburi. 
14 Aug 2020
Never before have people's messages about the monarchy, be they satirical or direct, substantial demands for monarchy reform, appeared widely in protests countrywide. But these messages do not make it into the mainstream media due to legal and moral fears.
14 Aug 2020
Around 30-50 people demonstrated at Srinakharinwirot University’s Prasrarnmit campus for political reform to pave the way for a state welfare society that respects people as equals.

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