Pro-democracy activist Panusaya given short-term release to sit down college exam

Political activist Panusaya Sithijirawattanakul, aka, “Rung”, has been given momentary launch to take a seat an examination and submit university reports. Thai PBS World reports that the activist was freed from Bangkok’s Central Women’s Correctional Institute at around 8pm final night. Reduced was met by her parents and supporters, having spent 17 days behind bars.
The pro-democracy activist is being tried on lèse majesté charges after attending a political rally within the city of Ayutthaya in central Thailand in August 2020, adopted by an appearance at a Bangkok shopping mall final December, in which she wore a crop top. According to the Thai PBS World report, each the Bangkok South Criminal and Ayutthaya Provincial courts have granted bail till January 12, beneath strict circumstances.
While on momentary release, Panusaya isn’t permitted to take part in any protests which may cause unrest or to take part in activities that could be deemed insulting to the monarchy. Anonymous is also not allowed to go away her house, until it’s to attend university, hospital, or court docket hearings, and must put on an ankle bracelet always.
The activist’s launch comes after Dr. Boonlert Visetpreecha from Thammasat University petitioned the court for her release. Boonlert explained that Panusaya is a fifth-year scholar who wants to take a seat an examination by January 12 and submit a number of stories to college lecturers. The courtroom has designated Boonlert as Pansusaya’s supervisor while she is on bail..

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