Thai protesters have once again taken to the streets in Bangkok, demanding a complete resignation and restructuring of the government, military dictatorship, and monarchy. Over 50,000 protesters demonstrated in Bangkok, and several other cities protested as well in tandem.
Hundreds of protesters marched in Seattle for a joint Black Lives Matter & Cancel Rent protest, demanding that all unpaid rent during the pandemic be forgiven due to the economic hardship in the United States. Organizers also demanded the abolition of the Seattle Police Department, well-known for its brutality.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Bangkok in opposition to the monarchy of Thailand and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, a general who assumed office in the 2014 coup d’état. During clashes in which police carried out severe repression, demonstrators returned the favor with fireworks and set a police van on fire.