In its desperate attempts to silence dissent, the Thai state has continued its crackdown on democracy. The Thai police raided a printing house Saturday over a pro-democracy book. The Star had this article:
Police raided a Thai publishing house on Saturday and confiscated a controversial book written by a prominent pro-democracy leader about the monarchy’s role in society, ahead of a planned anti-government protest.
The protest is scheduled for 6 pm (1100 GMT) in front of the Grand Palace, where organisers planned to distribute copies of “The Institution of Monarchy in Thailand’s Society”.
Published by Same Sky Books publishing house — which has printed many controversial titles — the 33-page pamphlet is authored by human rights lawyer Anon Numpa.
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