Activists rally against EU free trade deal
- Published: 18 Sep 2013 at 17.40
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CHIANG MAI - More than 300 activists have rallied at the Tha Pae Gate in Chiang Mai’s Muang district in protest against the proposed Thai-EU free trade agreement.
More than 300 activists from the FTA Watch coalition rallied at the Tha Pae Gate in Chiang Mai’s Muang district in protest against plans for a Thailand-EU free trade agreement. (Photo by Tawatchai Kemkumnerd)
The group, FTA Watch, is worried that the bilateral deal will make pharmaceutical patents, medical treatments and plant seeds more expensive, and argue that increased liberalisation of liquor could lead to social problems.
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