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12 Aug 2020 | 02:50 PM UTC

Thailand: Anti-government protest scheduled to be held in Bangkok on August 16

Thailand News Alert

Anti-government activists to demonstrate in Bangkok on August 16; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/12/2020, 12:00 AM until 8/17/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Bangkok). COUNTRY/REGION Bangkok

Event

Anti-government activists have called for a rally in Bangkok on Sunday, August 16, to protest against the sitting government. Participants reportedly plan to gather at the Democracy Monument at 15:00 (local time). The rally is expected to be well attended.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the protest site.  

Advice

Those in Bangkok are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, avoid all protests or demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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