Photo Essay: Thailand’s poor and needy line up for food handouts amid Covid crisis

The homeless and poor line up at Democracy Monument daily to receive food handouts as a government mandated lockdown hit the disaffected of the capital the hardest.

People receiving the charity told the Thai Enquirer that during the curfew the homeless people are told by the police to “not walk around.”

Police also tried to prohibit people from giving out food as they would need to ask permission first before doing so and would ask for social distancing when distributing food.

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