Many Thai senators have links to coup

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The opposition Pheu Thai Party branded them the “Demon Babies” – and the list of 73 newly chosen senators announced by the Election Commission yesterday did include many with strong links to the 2006 coup-makers’ Council for National Security and defectors from Thaksin Shinawatra’s group.

But the group was not deterred.

Registering at Parliament, General Somjet Boonthanom said he was proud to be selected. He could not deny his military soul but would prove his contribution to the country through his works.

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