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Thailand’s young protesters say they’ll risk arrest as they try to reform the country’s powerful monarchy – ABC News

With tens of thousands of protesters cheering her on, 21-year-old Rung stepped on to a stage near Bangkok’s ceremonial Grand Palace and did what most Thais would not dare to do. She spoke out against the country’s monarchy.

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With tens of thousands of protesters cheering her on, Panusaya Sithijirawattankul stepped on to a stage near Bangkok’s ceremonial Grand Palace and confidently did what most Thais would not dare to do. She spoke out against the country’s monarchy.
Key points:

  • Student-led protests have been growing since mid-July
  • Protesters are demanding the Prime Minister resign and for the monarchy to be reformed
  • Protest leader Rung says she expected to be arrested

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