A special cabinet meeting on Wednesday decided to impose the Internal Security Act (ISA) in three districts of Bangkok from today until Aug 10 to cope with rallies planned to coincide with the reopening of parliament.
Riot police held a practice session and showed the media tactics they could use in case of violence during planned anti-government protests this weekend, including tear gas, mass arrests and (above) water cannons. (Photo by Wassayos Ngamkham)
The move was made the same day the opposition Democrat Party announced it was mulling organising a street rally to oppose the amnesty bill scheduled for House consideration.
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