Thai arrests

March 20, 1991

Thai arrests

Fifteen university students in Bangkok have been arrested for defying the new military junta by organising a public rally. Also under arrest is Bundit Thammatrirat, a respected labour researcher.

Sukhon Khaekprayoon, a researcher for the forestry industry labour union, was arrested on March 9 but released on March 11.

Police are known to be searching for at least another 43 supporters of democracy.

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