Prayut Refuses To Resign, Police Crack Down on Protesters
https://www.khaosodenglish.com/politics ... rotesters/BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s prime minister rejected calls for his resignation Friday, while riot police cracked down on thousands of student-led protesters who rallied in the capital in defiance of a strict state of emergency.
Police used water cannons and charged at the crowd, scattering protesters, onlookers and reporters. Journalists who were hit by the water said it caused a stinging sensation and was dyed blue, to mark protesters for possible later arrest.
Police appeared to have assumed control of the intersection where the rally was centered, and much of the crowd retreated down a street to nearby Chulalongkorn University, where some organizers advised them to shelter if they were not going directly home.