Thai protests continue for fourth day

 thehindu.com  10/18/2020 16:59:58 

Tens of thousands of protesters defied a ban on gatherings of more than four people at a major Bangkok landmark Sunday, carrying posters portraying activists detained in four straight days of strident anti-government rallies.

The youth-led movement has suffered several blows this week, with scores arrested after demonstrators surrounded a royal motorcade and flashed democracy salutes at Queen Suthida.

The government reacted with emergency measures  including banning gatherings of more than four people in Bangkok.

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