The Civil Court on Friday refused to issue a temporary injunction to prohibit the caretaker government from using the emergency decree against protesters.
However, the court did issue a temporary injunction preventing the decree being used to confiscate goods, supplies and materials belonging to the protesters. The decree also cannot prevent these goods being traded.
Last Monday, Thaworn Senneam, a co-leader of the anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), asked the court to issue a temporary injunction to reverse the government's decision to impose the emergency decree on Bangkok and surrounding provinces. He also sought a temporary injunction against a possible crackdown on demonstrators and other measures under the executive decree on public administration in emergency situations.
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