Environmental activists have shrugged off Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi's threat to arrest anyone who protests outside the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Chiang Mai.
An environmental group is vowing to stage a rally outside the summit, which begins Tuesday, protesting against the government's water management projects. The summit concludes next Monday.
"Don't come to protest. Those who violate this instruction will be arrested," Mr Plodprasop, who chairs the Water and Flood Management Committee, said. "There will be no area set aside for demonstrators."
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