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Lawsuit against Royal Thai Police filed by injured press members


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After getting shot with rubber bullets while covering the tumultuous protests on July 18, 2 members of the press have filed a lawsuit against the Royal Thai Police for the injuries. A reporter for Plus Seven and a photographer from The Matter filed the lawsuit yesterday with the Civil Court, naming the Royal Thai Police, along with the Commissioner, Metropolitan Police Commissioner, and the Commander of the Protection and Crowds Control Division. One journalist was shot in the hip with a rubber bullet at the Phan Fa Lilat intersection just before 4 pm while the other was shot with a […]

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So they decided to get inside the protests - literally with the protesters - inside an illegal protest and they get hit with rubber bullets.  Not standing outside the group - not well away from them.  Good luck with that.   

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