Thai police and protesters scuffle on eve of big demonstration

Source: Reuters - View Original Article
Published: Oct 13, 2020
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Bias Rating:

75% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 75% Liberal:

  • 2 negative sentiments for Police funding


Policies:

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Sentiments

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92% "Protests since mid-July have brought the highest pressure in years on Thailand's ruling establishment, with protesters also calling for reforms to curb the monarchy ..."
74% "A Thai police spokesman said some people for whom there were outstanding arrest warrants had been detained and that they would now face the ..."
67% "Thai Lawyers for Human Rights said at least nine people had been arrested and that one was injured.""
57% "Trouble broke out when hundreds of protesters gathered near the Democracy Monument, a focal point of three months of demonstrations to demand a new ..."
51% "Tuesday was a public holiday to mark four years since the death of the king's father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.""
-55% "BANGKOK (Reuters) -""
-69% "Protesters pushed up against a police line and some threw blue paint over the officers.""
-75% "Police meanwhile demolished a tent that had been set up by the protesters.""
-83% "There had been four or five arrests, he said.""


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

25% : Thai police and protesters scuffled in Bangkok on Tuesday on the eve of a major planned anti-government demonstration and police said at least four people had been detained.
25% : Police meanwhile demolished a tent that had been set up by the protesters.
92% : Protests since mid-July have brought the highest pressure in years on Thailand's ruling establishment, with protesters also calling for reforms to curb the monarchy of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, once a taboo subject.
74% : A Thai police spokesman said some people for whom there were outstanding arrest warrants had been detained and that they would now face the legal process.
67% : Thai Lawyers for Human Rights said at least nine people had been arrested and that one was injured.
57% : Trouble broke out when hundreds of protesters gathered near the Democracy Monument, a focal point of three months of demonstrations to demand a new constitution and the removal of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former junta leader.
51% : Tuesday was a public holiday to mark four years since the death of the king's father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
45% : BANGKOK (Reuters) -
31% : Protesters pushed up against a police line and some threw blue paint over the officers.
17% : There had been "four or five" arrests, he said.

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