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The Student Government of Chulalongkorn University (SGCU) on Sunday granted awards to four students who participated in pro-democracy protests. Two of the students have been charged with lese majeste.

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The awards were given to support the fight for freedom, said the SGCU, describing the four students as seeds of courage who grew out of darkness.

The awardees had applied knowledge gained from studying at the university to benefit the nation and the people and they deserve to be exalted, it added.

The four students are Siraphop Attohi and Suthinee Jangphiphatnawakit from the Faculty of Art, Sukriya Wannayuwat from the Faculty of Education, and Rawisara Eksakul, Bachelor of Arts.

Sukriya and Siraphop are facing lese majeste charges stemming from their participation in the protests.

Published : December 28, 2020

By : The Nation