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Anti-government protests defy new Thailand ban on political gatherings – ABC News

Hundreds of Thai protesters have demonstrated in Bangkok in defiance of a ban imposed to end three months of anti-government action.

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Thousands of Thai protesters have demonstrated in Bangkok in defiance of a ban imposed to end three months of anti-government action that has targeted King Maha Vajiralongkorn as well as Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former junta leader.
Key points:

  • Demonstrators asked police to release 40 protesters arrested this week
  • Three months of protests in the country of 70 million have been largely peaceful
  • Campaign group Amnesty International said the measures outlawing t…

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