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Protesters gather at Kaset intersection, Klong Prem prison, Nonthaburi MRT station

Oct 19. 2020
Protestors at Kaset Intersection hold up their cellphones for a demonstration dubbed ‘switch on the light to expel dictatorship’. Photo by Korbphuk Phromrekha
Protestors at Kaset Intersection hold up their cellphones for a demonstration dubbed ‘switch on the light to expel dictatorship’. Photo by Korbphuk Phromrekha
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By THE NATION

Pro-democracy protestors began gathering in Bangkok’s Kaset intersection near Kasetsart University on Monday afternoon after the Free Youth movement announced the new location on Facebook.

The Kaset Intersection rally ended peacefully at 7.15pm. Photo by Korbphuk Phromrekha

Protesters reportedly started stopping traffic at the intersection by putting up plastic barriers at about 4.30pm.

Traffic is jammed as the number of protesters swells beyond 1,000 at Kaset Intersection in Bangkok on Monday. More protestors were seen joining the rally. Photo by Korbphuk Phromrekha

The other two protest sites in Greater Bangkok were the Klong Prem Central Prison and the MRT station near the Public Health Ministry complex in Nonthaburi. 

Photo by Korbphuk Phromrekha

Protesters also simultaneously started gathering in Nakhon Pathom, Buri Ram, Maha Sarakham, Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani, Lamphun, Phetchaburi, Chiang Mai, and Songkhla provinces.

Photo by Korbphuk Phromrekha

Bangkok’s Skytrain and MRT services had not been suspended as of press time.

The crowd of pro-democracy protesters steadily grows on Monday evening at Bangkok’s Kaset intersection in Bang Khen district. The intersection is near Kasetsart University.

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