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On 11th day of fast, pro-democracy protester Parit 'tired, but cheerful'


Detained pto-democracy protester Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak's fast entered the 11th day on Saturday, and he was still able to talk and write, the Facebook page of the United Front of Thammasat and Demonstration group updated on Saturday.

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The group said that Parit was tired and found it hard to walk, but he was still cheerful and high-spirited

 

The group announced that Parit had decided to consume only water and electrolytes from his eighth day of fast.

 

The protest leader had announced on March 15 that he would go on a hunger strike until he and others accused of insulting the monarchy were granted bail.

 

In its update, the Department of Corrections clarified on Saturday morning that the protester did not have hypoglycemia.

 

Published : March 27, 2021

By : THE NATION