A monk raises his hands as police move to disperse protesters trying to march to the Apec summit venue on November 18 in Bangkok. Photo: AP
A monk raises his hands as police move to disperse protesters trying to march to the Apec summit venue on November 18 in Bangkok. Photo: AP
Thailand

Apec summit: rubber bullets and tear gas fired as Thai police, anti-Prayuth protesters clash in Bangkok

  • Around 300 protesters had gathered near Bangkok’s Democracy Monument in a protest against Thailand’s controversial ‘BCG’ growth policy
  • A police spokesman said officers had to use ‘self defence’ after protesters damaged vehicles and ‘harmed’ officers

A monk raises his hands as police move to disperse protesters trying to march to the Apec summit venue on November 18 in Bangkok. Photo: AP
A monk raises his hands as police move to disperse protesters trying to march to the Apec summit venue on November 18 in Bangkok. Photo: AP
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