Thousands turned out for a 3rd day of mobilizations in Bangkok against the Thai monarchy and Prime Minister Prayut, a general who took power in a coup and is largely held responsible for the lack of access to vaccines in the country. Brutal police repression ensued, in which many were injured and one man lost his hand to a flashbang grenade.
The 2020 Indonesian National Strike was organized in response to the Job Creation Law, which deregulated environmental protections and took off many workers’ rights previously protected. A 3-day strike was organized across the country, lasting from October 6-8. Hundreds were injured, but none were reported killed.
Tens of thousands of youth and students marched to the State Secretariat of Kolkata, the capital of the State of West Bengal, to decry the policies of the state government and in support of more education and job opportunities for the youth. Police brutally attacked the demonstration, making 42-500 arrests and leaving around 38-100 hospitalized.