Thai anti-junta activist attacked, latest in ‘pattern’ of violence

FILE PHOTO: Student activist Sirawith Seritiwat, an anti-coup activist, is detained by the police while demonstrating alone against a military-backed draft constitution in Bangkok, Thailand, May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File Photo

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Unknown assailants attacked and wounded a Thai pro-democracy activist on Friday, apparently the latest victim of what rights groups call a systematic campaign of violence against critics of the army following a disputed election. Sirawith Seritiwat, 27, was attacked by four men wielding clubs near his home in a Bangkok suburb leaving […]

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