Protesters Return to the Streets in Thailand

Collection with 34 media items created by Transterra Editor

24 Nov 2013 10:00

After a period of relative calm in Thailand, mass street protests have returned to the capital, and have been ongoing for the last few months. The catalysts for the latest round of civil unrest was a controversial 'Amnesty Bill' introduced by the government which critics argued would have allowed for unhindered return of self exiled and former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
26 Oct 2013

Anti government protest rally at a camp site inside Lumpini Park in central Bangkok. The catalyst for the return to mass protests was a controversial amnesty bill being pushed through parliament by the government. Critics argued that the bill, if passed, would paved the way for a return of self exiled ex Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to the country.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
26 Oct 2013

Anti government protest rally at a camp site inside Lumpini Park in central Bangkok. The catalyst for the return to mass protests was a controversial amnesty bill being pushed through parliament by the government. Critics argued that the bill, if passed, would paved the way for a return of self exiled ex Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to the country.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
26 Oct 2013

Anti government protest rally at a camp site inside Lumpini Park in central Bangkok. The catalyst for the return to mass protests was a controversial amnesty bill being pushed through parliament by the government. Critics argued that the bill, if passed, would paved the way for a return of self exiled ex Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to the country.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
26 Oct 2013

Riot police, with shields defaced by protestors, stand guard at a second protest site near Government House in Bangkok. The protests remained strictly coordinated by its leaders and despite some symbolic pushing riot police by one or two protestors, events passed without any feared violence.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
26 Oct 2013

Riot police, with shields defaced by protestors, stand guard at a second protest site near Government House in Bangkok. The protests remained strictly coordinated by its leaders and despite some symbolic pushing riot police by one or two protestors, events passed without any feared violence.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
27 Oct 2013

Riot police, with shields defaced by protestors, stand guard at a second protest site near Government House in Bangkok. The protests remained strictly coordinated by its leaders and despite some symbolic pushing riot police by one or two protestors, events passed without any feared violence.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
26 Oct 2013

Former Thai soldier Puu Kaem writes a message, in English, on the shield of a riot police officer.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
26 Oct 2013

Former Thai soldier Puu Kaem prepares to push, on his own, against riot police in an action more symbolic than anything else.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
26 Oct 2013

Former Thai soldier Puu Kaem pushes, on his own, against riot police in an action more symbolic than anything else.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
26 Oct 2013

A protestors is handcuffed by police during anti government protests.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
26 Oct 2013

Former Thai soldier Puu Kaem sits surrounded by police and press after being arrested anti government protests.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
08 Jul 2013

Riot police were deployed in large numbers at various sites across the capital with water cannons and tear gas ready to be used if required.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
05 Nov 2013

Onlookers watch as thousands of anti government protestors march across a junction in the centre of Bangkok. As the amnesty bill passed through parliament the protests escalated with larger numbers turning out.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
11 May 2013

Tens of thousands of anti government temporarily ‘occupy’ a junction in the centre of Bangkok. As the amnesty bill passed through parliament the protests escalated with larger numbers turning out.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Onlookers watch as thousands of anti government protestors gather outside of a department store in central of Bangkok. As the amnesty bill passed through parliament the protests escalated with larger numbers turning out.

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Bangkok
By George Henton
07 Nov 2013

Protestors link arms before marching towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Protestors link arms before marching towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Protestors march towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
07 Nov 2013

A protestors wearing a gas mask links arms with others before marching towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions, the police lines steadily backed away from the protestors ensuring that there was no escalation to violence.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
07 Nov 2013

Protestors march towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Protestors link arms before marching towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Protestors wave flags before marching towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Bangkok , Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Protestors link arms before marching towards police lines during a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

A protest leader rallies the crowds during an anti government protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Protestors in Bangkok stage a sit in during an anti government protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Riot police were again in large numbers but chose to pull back behind concrete barriers and barbers wires to ensure there were no clashes with protesters.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Riot police were again in large numbers but chose to pull back behind concrete barriers and barbers wires to ensure there were no clashes with protesters.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
07 Nov 2013

A protestor with Thai flags on her cheeks stands at a rally site near Government House at a protest against the Amnesty Bill. Despite rising tensions and the fact that many of those attending were prepared for tear gas, there were only limited actual clashes with police.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
24 Nov 2013

Protest leader Suthep stands infront of crowds at the main stage at Democracy Monument in Bangkok.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Riot police stand guard inside the grounds of Police Headquarters in Bangkok as protestors gather outside.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

A red shirt protestor joins a short lived rally at Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok to put pressure on the Thai courts not to dissolve the ruling party folioing a ruling on proposed constitutional changes.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
06 Nov 2013

Protestors gather ehind a truck near Democracy Monuemt as part of a day of protests across the capital.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
24 Nov 2013

Protestors gather outside Police Headquarters in central Bangkok as part of a day of protests across the capital.

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Bangkok, Thailand
By George Henton
24 Nov 2013

A woman walks over a bridge with barber wire as tens of thousands of people attend an anti government rally in Bangkok at the nearby Democracy Monument.