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Police interrupt Progressive Movement press conference

Progressive Movement co-founder Piyabutr Saengkanokkul talks to a police officer from Makkasan station during the search at the Progressive Movement office in the Thai Summit building on Friday. (Photo: @ProgressiveThai Twitter account)

Four police officers appeared at the Progressive Movement office on Friday afternoon with a search warrant, interrupting a press conference called by Piyabutr Saengkanokkul.

The police, from Makkasan station, walked into the press conference room at the Thai Summit building, armed  with a search warrant issued under the state of emergency.

At the time, Mr Piyabutr was at the podium speaking against the state of emergency and legal action taken against protesters  accused of causing harm to Her Majesty the Queen.

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