Huge crowds in Bangkok challenge Thai protest ban for fourth day
Tens of thousands of protesters defied a ban on gatherings of more than four people to mass at a major Bangkok landmark Sunday, carrying posters portraying activists detained in four straight days of strident anti-government rallies.
Protesters in Thailand take on the taboo that outlaws criticism of the political system and the monarchy at the heart of it.
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Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports. Hundreds of protesters gathered on Thursday in the Thai capital, Bangkok, calling for police to free arrested activists, defying emergency measures imposed earlier to quell a pro-democracy movement.
Thailand imposed "serious" emergency measures banning gatherings of more than five people in a bid to stop youth-led demonstrations that have been rocking the country since mid-July.
Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler has more from Bangkok. Hundreds of #protesters gathered Thursday in the Thai capital #Bangkok calling for police to free arrested activists, defying emergency measures imposed earlier to quell a pro-#democracy movement.