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Thailand | Protesters march against housing project on mountain adjacent to NP

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Over a thousand people gathered in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai on Sunday, police said, to protest against the building of a government luxury housing project on forested land, in one of the largest demonstrations under military rule.


The gathering was one of the largest since Thailand’s junta took power following a 2014 coup. The junta imposed a ban on public gatherings of over five people and has largely curbed freedom of expression through various orders and used military and police force to block public gatherings.


https://www.reuters.com/article/us-thailand-politics-protest/thai-environment-protesters-stage-largest-demonstration-since-start-of-military-rule-idUSKBN1I008S