Thai Students’ Protests at Point of No Return

Crackdown encourages students, attracts sympathizers

By: Pithaya Pookaman

The Thai government’s imposition of the Extreme State of Emergency in Bangkok on October 15th, the use of water cannon mixed with chemical irritants to disperse anti-government protesters on the following day and the arrests of prominent student leaders and activists have done nothing to quell the protest, and in fact have emboldened…

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