Thailand’s Prime Minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva is under pressure to step down and leave the country following last weekend’s political violence which killed at least twenty-three people and wounded more than nine-hundred.
This week the country’s electoral commission called for the dissolution of his ruling Democrat Party. Victims of last week’s violence accuse his troops of knowingly using live ammunition on civilians.
The Red Shirt protest movement has relocated to Bangkok’s upmarket shopping district for what they hope will be their final showdown with the government.
A second confrontation appears unavoidable as rumours of a coup circulate Bangkok.