Thai students the 'last group standing' in protesting army coup

February 16, 2015 11:16 AM

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Thai students the 'last group standing' in protesting army coup

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai student protesters billing themselves as the "last group standing" in seeking to end military rule said on Monday they would openly defy what one leader called a tyrannical regime nine months after the army seized power.

Members of the Thai Student Center for Democracy (TSCD), who come from different political and socio-economic backgrounds, present a quandary for the junta, which has branded public protests illegal but wants to maintain its core support, including from Bangkok's middle class and business elite.

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