Hundreds of demonstrators marched in central Bangkok's main shopping mall district, demanding the resignation of PM Prayuth Chan-ocha over the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and economic management.
The trio is charged with violating royal defamation laws in addition to sedition charges slapped on all 18 activists indicted on Monday over a rally in central Bangkok in September.
Four major faces of the movement that is calling for reforms to the country's monarchy have been indicted at Bangkok's Criminal Court and were denied bail.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has recalled parliament for an extraordinary session to discuss how to reduce tensions after tens of thousands of mostly young protesters have taken to the streets in the past week to demand sweeping reforms.
The protesters are calling for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to leave office, the constitution to be amended to make it more democratic and the nation’s monarchy to undergo reform.
Thailand has seen near-daily demonstrations for the past month by student-led groups denouncing Premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha, a former military chief who led the 2014 coup, and won a disputed election last year.
Thousands of anti-government protesters in Thailand donned sports gear in the pre-dawn darkness for the biggest political protest in the country in years.
Thailand's junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha is the first civilian prime minister of the country since 2014.
Thailand's vote is viewed as a contest between junta leader Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha – who wants to stay on as the elected leader – and a "democratic front" of anti-junta parties.
The mission to save five people still trapped inside the cave could take three or four days, officials have said, a race against the clock with heavy rain expected this week
Thai police set up barriers along some roads near the Government House in Bangkok and carried out security checks for the opposition march marking four years since a May 22, 2014 coup.
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