BANGKOK – Thailand’s government on Thursday ordered the removal of emergency measures imposed a week earlier to try to end months of protests against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and the monarchy, a statement said.
The measures, which had prompted even bigger demonstrations, will be lifted from 12pm. (0500 GMT).
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“The current violent situation that led to the announcement of the severe situation has eased and ended to a situation in which government officials and state agencies can enforce the regular laws,” the statement published in the official Royal Gazette said.
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