A policeman walks in front of Democracy Monument after anti-government activists protested in front of it to mark the anniversary of the proclamation that ended absolute monarchy in Thailand. Other statues and monuments marking this are disappearing. Photo: APA policeman walks in front of Democracy Monument after anti-government activists protested in front of it to mark the anniversary of the proclamation that ended absolute monarchy in Thailand. Other statues and monuments marking this are disappearing. Photo: AP
A policeman walks in front of Democracy Monument after anti-government activists protested in front of it to mark the anniversary of the proclamation that ended absolute monarchy in Thailand. Other statues and monuments marking this are disappearing. Photo: AP

Thailand’s pro-democracy statues are disappearing – and it’s not protesters tearing them down

  • Political activists on Wednesday marked the anniversary of the 1932 revolt which ended the absolute monarchy in the country
  • While anti-racism protesters tear down statues elsewhere, Thailand has renamed or removed six monuments and statues since King Vajiralongkorn’s coronation
Topic |   Thailand
A policeman walks in front of Democracy Monument after anti-government activists protested in front of it to mark the anniversary of the proclamation that ended absolute monarchy in Thailand. Other statues and monuments marking this are disappearing. Photo: APA policeman walks in front of Democracy Monument after anti-government activists protested in front of it to mark the anniversary of the proclamation that ended absolute monarchy in Thailand. Other statues and monuments marking this are disappearing. Photo: AP
A policeman walks in front of Democracy Monument after anti-government activists protested in front of it to mark the anniversary of the proclamation that ended absolute monarchy in Thailand. Other statues and monuments marking this are disappearing. Photo: AP
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