Thai junta detains opposition activists on coup anniversary

May 22, 2015 10:46 AM

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BANGKOK (REUTERS) - Thai authorities detained 20 student activists protesting against military rule on Friday, a year after the army seized power from an elected government.

The military has quashed public demonstrations and any sign of resistance to the May 22, 2014, coup which it says it was forced to undertake to end violence between rival factions.

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