Thai Police Use Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas Against Protesters

Published August 12th, 2021 - 10:37 GMT

Clashes reported between Thai police and anti-government protesters rallying against the situation in the country ahead of the novel covid-19 pandemic take place.

Police used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the protesters and arrested 10 pro-democracy activists in Thailand protests. 

Moreover, sources revealed protest leader and human rights lawyer Anon Nampa turned himself in on Monday afternoon.

Thailand is suffering a new wave of covid-19 as 22,782 daily new cases were reported on August 11th.

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Anti-government Protesters in Thailand

Pro-democracy protesters fight with the police during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Anti-government Protesters in Thailand

A pro-democracy protester stands in front of a line of riot police during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis and changing the current legislation, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Anti-government Protesters in Thailand

A pro-democracy protester pours water into the eyes of another to help with tear gas as they clash with police during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Anti-government Protesters in Thailand

Pro-democracy protesters use slingshots to fight with the police during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Anti-government Protesters in Thailand

A pro-democracy protester smashes a spirit house and an effigy of a judge denying bail to arrested fellow protesters during a demonstration calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis and changing the current legislation, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Anti-government Protesters in Thailand

A pro-democracy protester carries a dog during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Anti-government Protesters in Thailand

A pro-democracy protester waves a flag during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis and changing the current legislation, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Anti-government Protesters in Thailand

Pro-democracy protesters clash with police during a car mob protest calling for the resignation of Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the government’s handling of the Covid-19 crisis, in Bangkok on August 10, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Anti-government Protesters in Thailand

Police fire water cannon at pro-democracy protesters during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, in Bangkok on August 10, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Anti-government Protesters in Thailand

Pro-democracy protesters clash with police during a car mob protest calling for the resignation of Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the government’s handling of the Covid-19 crisis, in Bangkok on August 10, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Pro-democracy protesters fight with the police during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
A pro-democracy protester stands in front of a line of riot police during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis and changing the current legislation, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
A pro-democracy protester pours water into the eyes of another to help with tear gas as they clash with police during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Pro-democracy protesters use slingshots to fight with the police during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
A pro-democracy protester smashes a spirit house and an effigy of a judge denying bail to arrested fellow protesters during a demonstration calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis and changing the current legislation, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
A pro-democracy protester carries a dog during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
A pro-democracy protester waves a flag during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis and changing the current legislation, in Bangkok on August 11, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Pro-democracy protesters clash with police during a car mob protest calling for the resignation of Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the government’s handling of the Covid-19 crisis, in Bangkok on August 10, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Police fire water cannon at pro-democracy protesters during a protest calling for the resignation of prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the Thai government’s handling of the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, in Bangkok on August 10, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)
Anti-government Protesters in Thailand
Pro-democracy protesters clash with police during a car mob protest calling for the resignation of Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha over the government’s handling of the Covid-19 crisis, in Bangkok on August 10, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

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