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Activists hold prison protest to support lese majeste detainees


Pro-democracy activists gathered outside Bangkok Remand Prison in Ngamwongwan district to protest lese majeste detentions on Wednesday.

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Pro-democracy activists gathered outside Bangkok Remand Prison in Ngamwongwan district to protest lese majeste detentions on Wednesday. The activists read out 112 letters, symbolising Article 112 (the lese majeste law), in support of 10 protesters being held in the jail on lese majeste and other charges.

Prominent pro-democracy activist Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul led the peaceful demonstration from 10am.

Pro-democracy activists gathered outside Bangkok Remand Prison in Ngamwongwan district to protest lese majeste detentions on Wednesday.

Activists also placed messages of support for the lese majeste detainees on the prison's gate and sign.

Pro-democracy activists gathered outside Bangkok Remand Prison in Ngamwongwan district to protest lese majeste detentions on Wednesday.

Pro-democracy activists gathered outside Bangkok Remand Prison in Ngamwongwan district to protest lese majeste detentions on Wednesday.

Among the 10 protesters being held in the jail are Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak, Arnon Nampa, Somyot Phurksakasemsuk and Patiwat "Mor Lam Bank" Saraiyaem. Dozens of pro-democracy protesters have been charged with lese majeste since October last year.

Pro-democracy activists gathered outside Bangkok Remand Prison in Ngamwongwan district to protest lese majeste detentions on Wednesday.

Pro-democracy activists gathered outside Bangkok Remand Prison in Ngamwongwan district to protest lese majeste detentions on Wednesday.

Published : March 03, 2021

By : The Nation