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Thai Protesters Petition King for Monarchy Reform, Political Change

By Kyodo News 21 September 2020

BANGKOK—Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied for a second day Sunday to demand reform of the monarchy and political change, submitting an open letter to Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn before peacefully dispersing.

The letter contains three major key demands: reform of the monarchy, the resignation of Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha and his government, and the drafting of a new, more democratic constitution to replace the current one drafted under military rule.

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