Thai news website says its reporter detained while reporting

July 10, 2016 1:43 PM

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BANGKOK – A Thai news website says one of its journalists was detained by police in central Thailand while reporting on a group opposed to the military government. It says three activists of the group were also detained.

Prachatai said in a report on its website that journalist Taweesak Kerdpoka was arrested Sunday while reporting on the New Democracy Movement in Ratchaburi province. It said the four were detained after police searched the activists' car and found copies of the group's booklet.

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