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Thailand’s street protests return, taking aim at Prayuth’s handling of Covid-19 pandemic

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More than a year after youth-led pro-democracy protests first swept the country demanding Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s resignation and a new constitution, street politics have returned to Thailand.This even though Covid-19 cases are surging with Bangkok under a lockdown. The capital’s medical system has been overwhelmed with new infections and on Tuesday authorities began transporting some patients back to their hometowns by train.On July 18, thousands gathered near Government House in…

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