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The bookish Thai rights lawyer who challenged the king

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The deafening cheer for Anon Nampa at Thailand’s biggest demonstration in years underlined the bookish human rights lawyer’s emergence at the forefront of a youth protest movement with his taboo-breaking call for reforms to the monarchy. “He looks quite harmless,” Rangsiman Rome, a former activist who is now an opposition member of parliament, But once he gets the microphone and gets on stage or starts working, he becomes a different, serious person.” Although the protest movement has no single leader, Anon’s Aug. 3 call for curbs on the power of the monarchy shook Thai politics in a way not known in…

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