Illegal cockfights in Bangkok Thailand

by Emilia Krysztofiak

Thailand

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Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand 2012 A proud owner of a fighting cock shows off his champion animal before the start of a fight
Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand 2012 A proud owner of a fighting cock shows off his champion animal before the start of a fight
Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand 2012 Before the start of the fight, the cock is allowed into the ring to relax and get accustomed to the `new' environment
Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand 2012 Before the start of the fight, the cock is allowed into the ring to relax and get accustomed to the `new' environment
Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand 2012 An owner of a fighting cock leaves after a lost fight, carrying the animal in a cardboard bag.
Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand 2012 An owner of a fighting cock leaves after a lost fight, carrying the animal in a cardboard bag.
Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand 2012 A low angle shot of fighting cocks in a moment of stillness. The Chatuchak Market's ring is one of the unofficial rings.
Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand 2012 A low angle shot of fighting cocks in a moment of stillness. The Chatuchak Market's ring is one of the unofficial rings.
Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand 2012 A close up of a betting note and a cock's feather. Cockfighting is technically illegal in Thailand but in reality it is tolerated by the official government and is a very lucrative business.
Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok, Thailand 2012 A close up of a betting note and a cock's feather. Cockfighting is technically illegal in Thailand but in reality it is tolerated by the official government and is a very lucrative business.