A mini-cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister and Defence Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, decided on Friday to extend until Nov 30 the use of the Internal Security Act (ISA) in three Bangkok districts around parliament and Government House.
It was due to expire at midnight on Friday.
National Security Council chief Paradorn Pattanatabut said on Friday that the extension until the end of November aimed at maintaining security. He said there is a risk to national security which requires the enforcement of the special powers law.
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