No less than one individual was seen being hit by a rubber bullet as protesters clashed with police through the opening session of the two-day Asia-Pacific Financial Cooperation summit in Bangkok.
Protesters threw smoke bombs and projectiles at police, who returned fireplace with rubber bullets and tear fuel close to Bangkok’s Democracy Monument.
Protesters have accused Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha of being an illegitimate chief who shouldn’t host the assembly with different world leaders.
Additionally they accused the federal government of getting a pro-business stance, ignoring the plight of the poor and desirous to ship a letter explaining points to these attending the APEC summit.
Leaders from 21 economies on either side of the Pacific Ocean are anticipated to debate the struggle in Ukraine, nice energy rivalries, inflation, local weather change and heading off the pandemic on the summit.