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Thailand Government Removes State Emergency

Bangkok: Thailand’s government has removed the state of emergency after a huge anti-government protest across the country to remove Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha with demanding reform of the monarchy system.

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha declared on national television that he would uplift the state of emergency, urging the demonstrators to reduce political tension. However, he did not clarify the demand of protesters.

The move comes weeks after the pro-democracy protesters have created chaos in the country to change the constitution.

However, protesters marched near the government house, PM’s office seeking for his withdrawal and demanded the release of activists who were previously arrested.

The state emergency was imposed on 15 October to curb the anti-government demonstration in Thailand.

What are demands?
Buddhist-majority nation has been witnessing a mass protest to topple the ruling government over the past several months.

Protesters have three demands; remove Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha, who is the former coup leader, change the constitution and stop harassing critics and free media.

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