Thai Police arrested two of the organizers of the student demonstrations Friday in Bangkok, called in recent weeks to demand democratic and constitutional reforms in the country.

The detainees are Anon Nampa, lawyer and activist, and Panupong "Mike" Jadnok, student, and they face accusations of having violated the state of emergency imposed by the government to combat the pandemic or the crime of sedition, among others, that could carry penalties of up to seven years in jail, according to police arrest warrants.