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Thai pro-democracy activist arrested

IANS  |  Bangkok 

Police in on Saturday arrested an activist who organised a demonstration last month, calling for

The country is being ruled by a military junta that staged a coup in 2014.

was arrested on Saturday morning at his home in Bangkok, according to a statement by Thai Lawyers for Human Rights, news reported.

Arrest warrants were also issued by the Criminal Court for another three activists who were involved in the protest, the statement added.

The group is charged with organising a gathering less than 150 metres from a

The protest was held to call for after the junta had announced they would be delayed until February 2019, despite earlier assurances that polls would take place in November this year.

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 12:58 IST
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