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Internal Security Act could be imposed ito deal with upcoming rallies in Bangkok

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BANGKOK, 8 February 2011 (NNT)-The Royal Thai Police has proposed to the Cabinet to impose the Internal Security Act in Bangkok from 9 to 23 February 2011 to cope with both the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD) and the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) protesters.

National Police Chief Wichean Potephosree has told Deputy Prime Minister for Security Affairs Suthep Thaugsuban at the Government House that he was seeking the imposition of the Internal Security Act to declare several areas off limit in the wake of the PAD rally on Friday this week. Meanwhile, the UDD protesters are planning a mass rally on Sunday to issue to the government an ultimatum to release their core leaders who remain behind bars in Bangkok Remand Prison.


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