Thai protesters at an anti-government rally in Bangkok on Friday. Photo: Reuters Thai protesters at an anti-government rally in Bangkok on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Thai protesters at an anti-government rally in Bangkok on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Zachary Abuza
Opinion

Opinion

Zachary Abuza

Thailand’s protesters are taking on the monarchy because of the military

  • The Thai military seized power, refuses to accept an electoral mandate and thwarts political reforms, all in the name of defending the monarchy
  • It’s hard to blame the anti-government protesters who have broadened their scope to also take on the royal family, especially as the king remains overseas

Thai protesters at an anti-government rally in Bangkok on Friday. Photo: Reuters Thai protesters at an anti-government rally in Bangkok on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Thai protesters at an anti-government rally in Bangkok on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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