The images of historian Somsak Jeamteerasakul and former diplomat Pavin Chachavalpongpun are projected onto a giant screen during a protest at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Photo: ReutersThe images of historian Somsak Jeamteerasakul and former diplomat Pavin Chachavalpongpun are projected onto a giant screen during a protest at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters
The images of historian Somsak Jeamteerasakul and former diplomat Pavin Chachavalpongpun are projected onto a giant screen during a protest at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters

Thailand protests: exiled critics inspire youngsters to openly take on King Maha Vajiralongkorn

  • Protesters say ex-diplomat Pavin and historian Somsak’s social media posts have helped to loosen the taboo on questioning the monarchy
  • Since July 18, a growing number of mostly young demonstrators have gathered on Bangkok’s streets, calling for palace reform

Topic |   Thailand
The images of historian Somsak Jeamteerasakul and former diplomat Pavin Chachavalpongpun are projected onto a giant screen during a protest at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Photo: ReutersThe images of historian Somsak Jeamteerasakul and former diplomat Pavin Chachavalpongpun are projected onto a giant screen during a protest at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters
The images of historian Somsak Jeamteerasakul and former diplomat Pavin Chachavalpongpun are projected onto a giant screen during a protest at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters
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