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In pictures: Pro-democracy protests intensify in Thailand

Updated : 2020-10-27 14:06:55

As lawmakers debated in a special session in Parliament that was called to address political tensions, student-led rallies were set to continue with a march through central Bangkok on Monday evening to the German Embassy, apparently to bring attention to the time King Maha Vajiralongkorn spends in Germany.

Pro-democracy demonstrators shine their mobile phone lights as they march to the German Embassy in central Bangkok. As lawmakers debated in a special session in Parliament that was called to address political tensions, student-led rallies were set to continue with a march through central Bangkok on Monday evening to the German Embassy, apparently to bring attention to the time King Maha Vajiralongkorn spends in Germany. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Pro-democracy demonstrators shine their mobile phone lights as they march to the German Embassy in central Bangkok. As lawmakers debated in a special session in Parliament that was called to address political tensions, student-led rallies were set to continue with a march through central Bangkok on Monday evening to the German Embassy, apparently to bring attention to the time King Maha Vajiralongkorn spends in Germany. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Pro-democracy demonstrators march to the German Embassy in central Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Pro-democracy demonstrators march to the German Embassy in central Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Buddhist monks supporters of pro-democracy protesters display placards as they march to the German Embassy, apparently to bring attention to the time King Maha Vajiralongkprn spends in Germany. Placards from left read:
Buddhist monks supporters of pro-democracy protesters display placards as they march to the German Embassy, apparently to bring attention to the time King Maha Vajiralongkprn spends in Germany. Placards from left read: "Do you ever watch Dharma program? Or you watch only Nation channel, Police, do not use any weapon, because they are the people." (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Pro-democracy protesters hold up a replica of the plaque symbolizing the country's transition to democracy, at right, during a rally at a major intersection. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Pro-democracy protesters hold up a replica of the plaque symbolizing the country's transition to democracy, at right, during a rally at a major intersection. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Pro-democracy protesters display three-fingered salute during a protest in central Bangkok. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Pro-democracy protesters display three-fingered salute during a protest in central Bangkok. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
 As lawmakers debated in a special session in Parliament that was called to address political tensions, the students-led rallies were set to continue with a march through central Bangkok Monday evening to the German Embassy, apparently to bring attention to the time King Maha Vajiralongkprn spends in Germany. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
 As lawmakers debated in a special session in Parliament that was called to address political tensions, the students-led rallies were set to continue with a march through central Bangkok Monday evening to the German Embassy, apparently to bring attention to the time King Maha Vajiralongkprn spends in Germany. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, a pro-democracy leader talks on a mobile phone during the protest. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, a pro-democracy leader talks on a mobile phone during the protest. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
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