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Protest leaders ‘Penguin’, ‘Rung’ denied bail

Protest leaders Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak and Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul flash three-finger salutes against dictatorship before police take them into the Criminal Court on Wednesday. (Photo: Pongpat Wongyala)

Two protest leaders, Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak and Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul, were refused bail by the Criminal Court on Wednesday and taken to Bangkok Remand Prison.

The court’s decision was announced in a tweet by Thamasat University lecturer Prajak Kongkirati around 4pm. 

Samran Rat police took the two pro-democracy activists from the Region 1 Border Patrol Police camp in Pathum Thani province to the court, arriving around 10.50am on Wednesday.

The two Thammasat University students were released on bail by Thanyaburi court on Tuesday afternoon, before police took them…

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