Security personnel form a human chain during a Thai anti-government mass protest in Bangkok in October on the 47th anniversary of the 1973 student uprising. Photo: Reuters Security personnel form a human chain during a Thai anti-government mass protest in Bangkok in October on the 47th anniversary of the 1973 student uprising. Photo: Reuters
Security personnel form a human chain during a Thai anti-government mass protest in Bangkok in October on the 47th anniversary of the 1973 student uprising. Photo: Reuters
Thailand

In Thailand, pro-democrats take aim at ‘Big House’ political dynasties in local elections

  • Upstart Progressive Movement to run in nearly half of elections, hoping to unseat establishment politicians and parties
  • But it faces off against one of the country’s notorious political clans in Chonburi, where the Khunpleum family has ruled for years

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Security personnel form a human chain during a Thai anti-government mass protest in Bangkok in October on the 47th anniversary of the 1973 student uprising. Photo: Reuters Security personnel form a human chain during a Thai anti-government mass protest in Bangkok in October on the 47th anniversary of the 1973 student uprising. Photo: Reuters
Security personnel form a human chain during a Thai anti-government mass protest in Bangkok in October on the 47th anniversary of the 1973 student uprising. Photo: Reuters
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