For some children, today's National Children's Day will be unlike any they have experienced before. Those whose schools are near one of the protest sites will remember this Children's Day as the one when their school was surrounded by anti-government protesters.
"It's like a war zone," said Chirabhat Nupho, a Mathayom 5 student from Rajavinit Mathayom School on Phitsanulok Road.
"I have to pass many barricades, checkpoints and security guards to get to school."
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