Imprisoned Thai protest leader continues 50-day hunger strike

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Published on May 4, 2021 by

One of the main pro-reform protest leaders in Thailand has been on a hunger strike now for 50 days.
Parit Chiwarak has been imprisoned since February on charges of insulting the monarchy, and judges have rejected multiple bail requests.
Dozens of protesters pushing for reforms in the government and the monarchy face similar charges.
Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Bangkok.

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