Student leader Panusaya Sithijirawattankul hands over a letter with demands for reforming the monarchy during a mass rally. Photo: Reuters Student leader Panusaya Sithijirawattankul hands over a letter with demands for reforming the monarchy during a mass rally. Photo: Reuters
Student leader Panusaya Sithijirawattankul hands over a letter with demands for reforming the monarchy during a mass rally. Photo: Reuters

Thai student protesters gain upper hand as Prayuth government reels from Covid-19 and tourism crash

  • Six weeks since Thailand’s pro-democracy movement demanded reforms, the government has yet to respond, seeking to wait out the protesters
  • The government is said to be holding off on a crackdown – its usual course of action – even as the king assembles a coterie of military loyalists

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Student leader Panusaya Sithijirawattankul hands over a letter with demands for reforming the monarchy during a mass rally. Photo: Reuters Student leader Panusaya Sithijirawattankul hands over a letter with demands for reforming the monarchy during a mass rally. Photo: Reuters
Student leader Panusaya Sithijirawattankul hands over a letter with demands for reforming the monarchy during a mass rally. Photo: Reuters
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