Another protest erupted demanding election

Submitted on Tue, 2019-01-08 19:37PrachataiWith two bottles in their hands and the sound of Queen's "We Will Rock You" beat drum, protesters gathered at BTS Skywalk in Ratchaprasong Area and marched around Central World, a famous  department stores in Bangkok, to demonstrate against the election delay. At 17.15 at the BTS Skywalk, after gathering, there is one man come into the middle of the protest heard saying "bored of election, " causing a little of chaos in the area. However, the tight situation dissolves in no time as protesters organize themselves to avoid commotion. At the start of the march, Sirawith Serithiwat, said that now the movement is growing in every region of Thailand as there has been demonstrations in different provinces, including Ayutthaya, Nakorn Ratchaseema, there will be in Chiangmai tomorrow and Pattaya on 12th January. "Election can go along with the Coronation." Says Anon Kampa as  the demonstration marches from Ratchaprasong's Sky walk to Central World. "I think it is just the excuse of NCPO to delay it. " Prachatai has a chance to meet with Asst Prof Pandit Chanrochanakit, from Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, observing the protest in the area. "This is the second protest in Bangkok after NCPO unlock legal measures to supress people's freedom expression. And now we see a lot of unfamiliar faces in the demonstration."  Asst Prof Pandit told Prachatai English. "What we have to see is what NCPO will do after this." The police officers come to take care of the situation, arranging the shape of the crowd so that the ordinary people can walk in the area comfortably. The protesters  cooperate fully and willingly. Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal, a public figure, told Prachatai that the demonstration gets better feedback than expected. However, what needs to be done for the movement is... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Another protest erupted demanding election, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Another protest erupted demanding election





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Published By: Prachatai - Tuesday, 8 January



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