Anti-government protesters and students demand the resignation of the Prayuth Chan-ocha administration at a September 5 rally. Photo: Reuters Anti-government protesters and students demand the resignation of the Prayuth Chan-ocha administration at a September 5 rally. Photo: Reuters
Anti-government protesters and students demand the resignation of the Prayuth Chan-ocha administration at a September 5 rally. Photo: Reuters

In Thailand, it’s protesters versus ‘salim’ as Bangkok prepares for mass rally

  • The act of sitting or standing as the royal anthem plays in cinemas has become a marker for ‘salim’ – those seen as apologists for the Thai establishment
  • The term has become a loaded one as a youth movement takes on the monarchy and the Prayuth administration, with another protest planned for Saturday

Topic |   Thailand
Anti-government protesters and students demand the resignation of the Prayuth Chan-ocha administration at a September 5 rally. Photo: Reuters Anti-government protesters and students demand the resignation of the Prayuth Chan-ocha administration at a September 5 rally. Photo: Reuters
Anti-government protesters and students demand the resignation of the Prayuth Chan-ocha administration at a September 5 rally. Photo: Reuters
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