Thailand travel advice - planned protest in Bangkok

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A Red Shirt protest in central Bangkok is planned for Sunday 17 October.

Red Shirt protestors will gather in front of Imperial World Department Store, Lat Prao Road in Bangkok at 08:00 on Sunday 17 October. From there they will travel by road to the Central Stadium in Ayudhaya to hold a protest. It is expected that this protest will last until late evening on the same day.

The situation in Bangkok and elsewhere in Thailand remains unpredictable and there have been further violent incidents since anti-government protests in March - May this year.

You should avoid all demonstrations or large gatherings, which may turn violent.

For further information, see our travel advice for Thailand.