Over 1,000 protesters marched towards the 11th Infantry Regiment in Bangkok. They believe the army undermines democracy in the country.
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 plaque was installed on Sunday at Sanam Luang, the field near the Grand Palace in Bangkok where tens of thousands of people rallied peacefully over the weekend.
The pro-democracy media mogul Lai and activist Chow are the highest profile arrests made under Beijing’s sweeping national security law.
The annual protests take place on the anniversary of the city's return to China by colonial power Britain in 1997 but saw one of the lowest turnouts in history this year.
Nine pro-democracy activists were found guilty of obstructing the clearance of a major encampment during the 2014 Umbrella rallies.
Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's first female leader, was sworn in amid heavy tensions between pro-democracy and pro-China protesters in the city.
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