Pavin Chachavalpongpun, administrator of the Facebook group ‘Royalist Marketplace’, is shown delivering a pre-recorded message on-screen before a crowd at an anti-government rally. Photo: AP PhotoPavin Chachavalpongpun, administrator of the Facebook group ‘Royalist Marketplace’, is shown delivering a pre-recorded message on-screen before a crowd at an anti-government rally. Photo: AP Photo
Pavin Chachavalpongpun, administrator of the Facebook group ‘Royalist Marketplace’, is shown delivering a pre-recorded message on-screen before a crowd at an anti-government rally. Photo: AP Photo

After block, new Facebook group criticising Thai king gains 500,000 members

  • New group formed after the million-member ‘Royalist Marketplace’ group was blocked late on Monday
  • Facebook is considering taking legal action against the Thai government

Topic |   Thailand
Pavin Chachavalpongpun, administrator of the Facebook group ‘Royalist Marketplace’, is shown delivering a pre-recorded message on-screen before a crowd at an anti-government rally. Photo: AP PhotoPavin Chachavalpongpun, administrator of the Facebook group ‘Royalist Marketplace’, is shown delivering a pre-recorded message on-screen before a crowd at an anti-government rally. Photo: AP Photo
Pavin Chachavalpongpun, administrator of the Facebook group ‘Royalist Marketplace’, is shown delivering a pre-recorded message on-screen before a crowd at an anti-government rally. Photo: AP Photo
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