Thailand: Protest leaders ‘Penguin’, ‘Rung’ charged in Criminal Court

  • Two protest leaders, Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak and Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul, were taken to the Criminal Court on 21 Oct 20 as Bangkok police pressed charges against them for their part in an anti-government rally at Sanam Luang on 19 Sep 20.
  • Samran Rat police took the two pro-democracy activists from the Region 1 Border Patrol Police camp in Pathum Thani province to the court, ariving around 10.50am on 21 Oct 20.
  • The two Thammasat University students were released on bail by Thanyaburi court on 20 Oct 20 afternoon, before police took them to the Region 1 Border Patrol Police camp in Khlong Luang district.
  • Mr Parit and Ms Panusaya were also wanted on arrest warrants from other police stations for their roles in anti-government rallies in Bangkok and other provinces.

External Link :