Thailand protests: pressure mounts on German government over king’s residence

As Thailand’s pro-democracy demonstrations present an unprecedented challenge to the power of the monarchy, King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s long-term residence in the German state of Bavaria is becoming a headache for the government.Demonstrators this week appealed to Berlin for support, stirring debate about whether the Thai king conducting affairs of state while in Germany would constitute a violation of his visa and therefore grounds for expulsion.Why are Thai people protesting and what will…

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