Thailand’s Protests: Stay Calm. An Emergency Decree Is In Place

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Thailand’s Protests: Stay Calm. An Emergency Decree Is In Place
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Thailand’s Protests: Stay Calm. An Emergency Decree Is In Place

Written By - Thai Business Box.

At dawn this morning, the government ordered an emergency decree and shortly thereafter cleared the protestors from outside the government house.

The emergency decree limits public gatherings to four people, the decree also puts restrictions on the media, prohibiting the “ publication of news, other media and electronic information that contains messages that could create fear or intentionally distort information that contains messages that could create fear or intentionally distort information, creating misunderstanding that will affect national security or peace and order.

Responding to the protestors call for a 4pm rally at Ratchaprasong by protest leaders, Thai authorities are looking to secure the area, but businesses in that area are allowed to operate as usual. Anybody involved in joining the rally risks being arrested.