October 20, 2020

Curtails Mass Transit as Protesters Defy Gathering Ban…

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Feliz Solomon in Singapore and

Wilawan Watcharasakwet in Bangkok

Oct. 17, 2020 10:57 am ET

Authorities in Thailand shut down almost all mass rail transit in the capital of Bangkok as thousands of antigovernment protesters took to the streets, defying a ban on large public gatherings for the third consecutive day. A mass demonstration initially planned for a single location on Saturday was rerouted to the sites of three transit stations throughout the city center, with protesters chanting “Prayuth get out,” a reference to the prime minister, and flashing a three-finger gesture that has become a symbol of resistance…

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