Anon released, then held in another case

Drawings of human rights lawyer Anon Nampa (left) and activist Panupong Jadnok are shown at the Many Cuts Arts Space gallery in Muang district, Chachoengsao province, on Oct 5. (Photo by Pornprom Sattrabhaya)

Anon Nampa, a pro-democracy protest co-leader, has been detained in another case right after a court temporarily released him on bail in one.

The human rights lawyer was taken to Bangkok on Monday afternoon after the Chiang Mai Court approved a second round of his detention and released him on bail for a surety of 200,000 baht, according to Thai Lawyers for Human Rights.

The money reportedly came from the fund raised by a network of academics.

Mr Anon was detained after the release by Chana Songkhram police for his involvement in the Free Youth rally on Sept 19 at Thammasat University and Sanam…

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