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A day in photos ( 9 photo)

Today, Thai beach volleyballers spike, elephants roam, Thai demonstrators protest and fish go to market, but not upstream.

1 Jul 2015
The New Democracy Movement group creates a candle-lit peace sign in front of Bangkok Remand Prison to express moral support to 14 student activists arrested after they violated the ban on political gatherings. (Photo by Patipat Janthong)

The New Democracy Movement group creates a candle-lit peace sign in front of Bangkok Remand Prison to express moral support to 14 student activists arrested after they violated the ban on political gatherings. (Photo by Patipat Janthong)

Dutch players Sophie van Gestel and Jantine van der Vlist in action against Varapatsorn Radarong and Tanarattha Udomchavee from Thailand during the Beach Volleyball World Championships 2015 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (EPA photo)

Dutch players Sophie van Gestel and Jantine van der Vlist in action against Varapatsorn Radarong and Tanarattha Udomchavee from Thailand during the Beach Volleyball World Championships 2015 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (EPA photo)

Dog meat contained in plastic bags and slaughtered dogs are seized from a pickup truck in Sakon Nakhon on July 1. (Photo by Sarot Meksophawannaku)

Dog meat contained in plastic bags and slaughtered dogs are seized from a pickup truck in Sakon Nakhon on July 1. (Photo by Sarot Meksophawannaku)

The Wang River has been reduced to dust at a village below Bhumibhol Dam in Tak's Sam Ngao district. (Photo by Thiti Wannamontha)

The Wang River has been reduced to dust at a village below Bhumibhol Dam in Tak's Sam Ngao district. (Photo by Thiti Wannamontha)

A boy shows off his

A boy shows off his "Thai youth in Australia return to the motherland" project to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House. (Photo by Thanarak Khunton)

A look at the seafood market in Samut Sakhon, which remained active despite fishing boats anchoring nearby refusing to set sail due to new restrictions. (Photo by Taweechai Tawatpakorn)

A look at the seafood market in Samut Sakhon, which remained active despite fishing boats anchoring nearby refusing to set sail due to new restrictions. (Photo by Taweechai Tawatpakorn)

Protesters march during a rally in Hong Kong. Organisers of the annual protest marking Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule face new challenges this year after the 79-day Occupy movement failed to force China to the bargaining table. (Bloomberg photo)

Protesters march during a rally in Hong Kong. Organisers of the annual protest marking Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule face new challenges this year after the 79-day Occupy movement failed to force China to the bargaining table. (Bloomberg photo)

A handout photo provided by international organization Animals Asia made available July 1 shows an elephant walking inside an enclosure at Hanoi Zoo in Vietnam. Three female Asian elephants have been free to wander in a grassy enclosure after years confined by chains. (EPA photo)

A handout photo provided by international organization Animals Asia made available July 1 shows an elephant walking inside an enclosure at Hanoi Zoo in Vietnam. Three female Asian elephants have been free to wander in a grassy enclosure after years confined by chains. (EPA photo)

Plam oil planters pile their fresh palm nuts in front of the provincial hall in Chumphon province demanding the government change the criteria on purchasing palm nuts based on the percentage of oil content, which they say is impractical.

Plam oil planters pile their fresh palm nuts in front of the provincial hall in Chumphon province demanding the government change the criteria on purchasing palm nuts based on the percentage of oil content, which they say is impractical.