Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Bangkok in a second round of mobilizations against the monarchy of Thailand and the mishandling of the pandemic by Prime Minister Prayut, a general who took office in the 2014 military coup d’état. Despite police use of rubber bullets and tear gas, the crowd, angered by previous repression on August 7th, attacked and burned police posts.
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Hundreds of protesters in Bangkok returned to the streets and clashed with police in opposition to the monarchy of Thailand, also demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut, a general who took power in the 2014 military coup and is widely held responsible for the mismanagement of COVID & lack of access to vaccines.