Police: Anti-American Protest not violate Martial Law

Khaosod English reported on Sunday: While anti-coup protests are strictly forbidden under Thailand's military regime, anti-American protests are perfectly legal, says a senior police commander.

Pol.Maj.Gen. Amnuay Nimmano, deputy commander of the Bangkok Metropolitan Police, was referring to a one-man-protest in front of the US Embassy in Bangkok today.
The lone protester, Thep Vetchavisit, said he was there to voice his anger towards the US government for downgrading its military relations with Thailand in response to last month's military coup d'etat.
Thep arrived at the US Embassy on motorcycle and presented caricatures of former American presidents Bill Clinton and Richard Nixon to the embassy officials. 
Pol.Maj.Gen. Amnuay, the deputy chief of Bangkok police, said Thep's outbursts against the US government did not count as a protest.
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