Thai student released on bail vow to continue anti-government protests

Thai student released on bail vow to continue anti-government protests
Thai student released on bail vow to continue anti-government protests

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Nevin Al Sukari - Sana'a - Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn and Queen Suthida wave to well-wishers after a ceremony near the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, August 12, 2020. — Thailand Royal Household Bureau handout via Reuters

BANGKOK, Aug 15 — A Thai student activist vowed today to continue to protest against the government and demand reform of the monarchy after being detained overnight on charges related to a demonstration last month and released on bail.

Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak, 22, was arrested yesterday and charged with breaching internal security rules and breaking regulations to stop the spread of coronavirus among other charges, by co-organising a protest on July 18.

Since that protest in July, university and high school student groups around Thailand have rallied almost daily, demanding for the removal of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who first took power in a 2014 military coup, and an end to the military domination of politics.

Some students have also demanded reforms to the powerful monarchy, once a taboo subject.

Parit told reporters at the court that he had been ordered not to re-offend as a condition of his bail, but that the director-general of the court had agreed that he could take part in a major protest planned for tomorrow.

“My arrest must not be wasted, people must talk more publicly about the monarchy,” Parit said after reciting a 10-point call for monarchy reform issued earlier this week by one of the student group.

“We have lifted the ceiling, there is no lowering it now.”

The monarchy is protected by a strict lese majeste law that punishes anyone who offends King Maha Vajiralongkorn or his family, but Prime Minister Prayuth said earlier this year that the king had asked for it not be used.

Prayuth appealed for national unity earlier this week but also said some of the student activist demands on the monarchy “went too far.”

Last week two other activists were arrested and later released on similar charges to Parit, and Human Rights Watch said the criminal court has issued arrest warrants for 12 others for organising the July 18 protest. — Reuters

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