Woman detained for wearing ‘Respect My Vote’ t-shirtSubmitted by prachatai on Sun, 22/06/2014 - 14:14
Khaosod reports that the police has detained a woman Usanee Sedsuntree for wearing ‘Respect My Vote’ t-shirt during merit ceremony at Wat Pathum Wanaram.
The police took her to the Pathumwan Police Station for a “talk” while allowing another woman to accompany her.
Thanawut Wichaidit, spokesperson of the red shirts United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) held Buddhist ceremony to remember the people who lost their lives in the political violence on Sunday morning.
About 30 people attended the ceremony in Wat Pathum Wanaram, where six people were killed by the military during the 2010 political violence which led to almost 100 deaths.
The event was monitored closely by about 10 police in the temple. After the event finished, the police requested to take photos of all the participants along with their ID cards, before letting them go.