Monday, May 25, 2020

Thanathorn calls for another Pathumwan rally Friday

Jan 10. 2020
Thanathorn at December 14 rally
Thanathorn at December 14 rally
Facebook Twitter

By THE NATION

Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, beleaguered head of the opposition Future Forward Party, urged followers on Twitter on Friday (January 10) to assemble with him that afternoon at Pathumwan Police Station in downtown Bangkok.

He and his supporters had rallied on the Pathumwan skywalk on December 14 after the Election Commission asked the Constitutional Court to dissolve the party.

Thanathorn is accused of loaning the party Bt191 million in alleged violation of electoral law.

Pathumwan police summonsed Thanathorn on December 27, saying his rally had violated the 2015 Public Assembly Act.

On Friday he sought to test his limitations again.

Posting on @Thanathorn_FWP, he invited supporters to gather at the police station at 3pm.

“They tried to scare us, put us in despair,” he tweeted. “But we are not afraid, we will not surrender. No one can take away our dream. Please join me to demonstrate our power from 3pm onward at Pathumwan Police Station.”

Tags:
Facebook Twitter
More in News
Editor’s Picks
wmg-logo
Top News
wmg-logo