Three students Sirawit Serithiwat (left), Ratthapol Supasopon (second left) and Worawut Butrmatr (fourth from the left) negotiate with deputy provincial police chief Col. Surasak Khunnarong (right) to let an academic seminar go on at Rangsit campus of Thammasat University in Pathum Thani, Thailand on September 18, 2014. Photo: AP Three students Sirawit Serithiwat (left), Ratthapol Supasopon (second left) and Worawut Butrmatr (fourth from the left) negotiate with deputy provincial police chief Col. Surasak Khunnarong (right) to let an academic seminar go on at Rangsit campus of Thammasat University in Pathum Thani, Thailand on September 18, 2014. Photo: AP
Three students Sirawit Serithiwat (left), Ratthapol Supasopon (second left) and Worawut Butrmatr (fourth from the left) negotiate with deputy provincial police chief Col. Surasak Khunnarong (right) to let an academic seminar go on at Rangsit campus of Thammasat University in Pathum Thani, Thailand on September 18, 2014. Photo: AP

No hope for rights, Thai professors say after junta halts democracy seminar

No hope rights will be respected, say professors after Thai junta censors democracy seminar

Three students Sirawit Serithiwat (left), Ratthapol Supasopon (second left) and Worawut Butrmatr (fourth from the left) negotiate with deputy provincial police chief Col. Surasak Khunnarong (right) to let an academic seminar go on at Rangsit campus of Thammasat University in Pathum Thani, Thailand on September 18, 2014. Photo: AP Three students Sirawit Serithiwat (left), Ratthapol Supasopon (second left) and Worawut Butrmatr (fourth from the left) negotiate with deputy provincial police chief Col. Surasak Khunnarong (right) to let an academic seminar go on at Rangsit campus of Thammasat University in Pathum Thani, Thailand on September 18, 2014. Photo: AP
Three students Sirawit Serithiwat (left), Ratthapol Supasopon (second left) and Worawut Butrmatr (fourth from the left) negotiate with deputy provincial police chief Col. Surasak Khunnarong (right) to let an academic seminar go on at Rangsit campus of Thammasat University in Pathum Thani, Thailand on September 18, 2014. Photo: AP
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