Thai court denies bail for 114 protesters facing terrorism charges

20:14, May 21, 2010      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

A court in Thailand on Friday denied a bail application for 114 anti-government protesters facing charges of terrorism.

It is concerned that these 114 suspects may create new violence, the Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

Though the violence by the "red-shirt" protesters ended Wednesday afternoon, the government has still maintained the enforcement of emergency rule to ensure security.

From April 7, the emergency rule has been imposed in capital Bangkok and several other provinces, giving police and army expanded powers to control the anti-government protests.

Of the 114 suspects, 34 are being held at the Naresuan army base in central Phetchaburi province, 45 others are at the detention center of the Border Patrol Police Region 1 in a central province of Pathum Thani, according to a report of the Nation newspaper's website.

The remainders are under the police's custody at Pathumwan and Lumpini police stations in central Bangkok.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:祁澍文)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Children visit the Confucian temple in Tainan, southeast China's Taiwan, Sept. 27, 2011. A ceremony will be held at the temple to commemorate Confucius (551-479 BC) on Sept. 28, the birthday of the ancient Chinese thinker and educationist and the annual Teacher's Day of Taiwan in honor of him. (Xinhua/Ren Zhenglai)
  • Fourth-grader Ma Lianghai (left) and third-grader Ma Linxiang are engrossed in their work during art class at Zhaojia Elementary School in Dongxiang, Gansu province, on Sept 18. (Photo by Xu Jingxing/China Daily)
  • A model presents a creation by Jannette Klein University, during the DFashion Mexico, Spring-Summer 2011-2012, in Mexico City, capital of Mexico, on Sept. 26, 2011. (Xinhua/Claudio Cruz)
  • The wax figure of actress Audrey Hepburn is seen at the Madame Tussauds Hong Kong in Hong Kong, south China, Sept. 27, 2011. The wax figure of Audrey Hepburn was unveiled in Hong Kong on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Chen Xiaowei)
  • Photo taken on Sept. 26, 2011 shows lighting illuminating the night sky in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province. The first Guangzhou International Lighting Festival kicked off here on Monday. (Xinhua/Shen Dunwen)
  • The graphic shows the schematic image of Chinese space station. (Xinhua/Lu Zhe)
Hot Forum Discussion