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Army ends Songkhla-Bangkok energy-reform march, detains activists

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A 1,400km march for energy reform ended almost before it began when military authorities, citing martial law, halted the trek and detained its 12 core organisers. 

Activists supporting energy reform are ordered by the army to scrap a march to Bangkok on Wednesday and are taken on a military bus from Rattaphum district to a military camp in Songkhla province. (Photo from Energy for All Facebook page)

The "Partnership on Energy Reform" group was taken to the Senanarong army camp in Hat Yai district of Songkhla province Wednesday after a second round of negotiations with the 42nd Military Circle failed.

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