Pro-democracy movement in Thailand snuffed out? It's merely shifting gears

Anti-government protesters lying on the ground and flashing the three-finger salute in front of anti-riot police officers during a rally near the Government House in Bangkok on March 30, 2021. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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BANGKOK - A new movement has sprung from the fading embers of Thailand's pro-democracy protests. On Tuesday (April 6), a coalition of political and civic groups called Re-Solution launched a campaign to collect one million signatures to amend Thailand's Constitution.

"One name from everyone. Uproot the Prayut regime," went the slogan espoused by the candy-coloured mascot, in reference to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.

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