Police to prosecute student activists who “distribute sandwiches” against coup

 
Student activists who held a symbolic protest by handing out sandwiches against the coup at Thammasat University on Sunday may face prosecution by the military. 
 
 JS 100 Radio station reported that the Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Thai Police, Pol Gen Somyos Phumpanmuang, said he recognized the faces of the students’ at the Thammasat protest, which took place on Sunday without any disruption from the authorities, although amidst a heavy security presence nearby and throughout Bangkok.   
 
 Pol Gen Somyos said since that the students were the same ones who carried out a similar activity at Kasetsart University on Friday, he will forward their names and addresses to the military for further prosecution. 
 
 The Thai Student Centre for Democracy, a network of student activist groups in Bangkok, gathered at Kasetsart University on Friday for a “picnic” before soldiers tried to stop a dozen students from carrying out the activity. They later went outside the university and gave out sandwiches to the public instead. . 
 
The student group last month organized a student-led, anti-coup protest at Thammasat University 
 
Student activists from Thai Student Center for Democracy group handing out sandwiches  
 
 

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