‘We Have to Speak Out’: Thai Students Defy Protest Ban
Thousands of protesters are in the streets of Bangkok, Thailand against Saturday, USA radio newswoman Cox reports, unlike Friday's protests, when police used water cannons to disperse thousands of protesters that included Children Saturday's demonstrations were peaceful. Activists managed the stage of fourth consecutive day of protests despite government efforts to support them through a variety of actions, including shutting down Bangkok's mass transit systems. Saturday's protest which were also held in at least six of these outside Bangkok. Got underway despite Prime Minister Chen OSHA's declaration of a state of emergency Thursday that banned all political gatherings of five or more people and made all protesters subject to arrest.