Euronews 18 Oct 2020

Thousands of protesters take to streets of Bangkok despite government warning


All stations of Bangkok's elevated Skytrain transit system were closed on Saturday afternoon to try to keep protesters from gathering but crowds met anyway and marched or took taxis to several rally points spread through the city

Thousands of students have skipped the first day of the new school term in Belarus.
Instead, many of them marched to demand the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko.
Some were arrested at the rally triggered by an election result the opposition says was rigged.

Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from neighbouring Lithuania.
In what has now become a tradition on Saturdays in the Belarusian capital, hundreds marched carrying flowers and chanting in protest againt president Alexander Lukashenko
Tens of thousands of Thai protesters have been out on the streets for a fourth day, despite police shutting down major roads and public transport in the capital.
A ban on public gatherings and a crackdown on Friday failed to stop protesters, who are demanding new elections and reforms to the monarchy.

Al Jazeera's Tony Cheng reports from Bangkok, Thailand.
The Balkan country is at a crossroads after pro-Serb and pro-Russian parties performed better than expected in parliamentary elections.

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