At least 4 protesters arrested at Asoke- Ratchaprasong anti-coup protests

At least four protesters were arrested on Sunday at the anti-coup protests which were met by a large number of army and police forces around Bangkok.  
 
One woman was arrested around 10.30 a.m. in front of Gaysorn Plaza, a mall near Ratchaprasong intersection. She was taken away by the police shortly after protesting alone and wearing a mask with the word “People.”  
 

A woman was arrested after she wore the mask and stood alone to protest near Ratchaprasong intersection
 
Later the protesters moved to the Asoke intersection. Around 12 p.m Sombat Boongam-anong, a red shirt leader known for his symbolic protest, tweeted to call for a gathering at Terminal 21, a mall near the intersection, and around 50 protesters showed up and raise three fingers resembling symbols from the film “Hunger Games.” 
 
At least three protesters were arrested there and taken to Lumphini Police Station. One of them was Pairin Paungsiri, who was arrested when she raised three fingers to oppose the coup. 
 
According to Thai Lawyers for Human Rights, the four protesters would be taken to the 2nd Cavalry Division at Sanam Pao area. 
 

 

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