Yellow Shirts reject World Court ruling on Thai-Cambodian border dispute

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BANGKOK, July 20 – Thailand’s yellow-clad protest movement, the People’ Alliance for Democracy (PAD), on Wednesday issued a statement opposing the ruling of the United Nation’s highest court ordering both Thai and Cambodian troops to withdraw from the disputed area near Preah Vihear temple.

PAD leader Sondhi Limthongkul read the group’s statement saying the July 18 ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) puts Thailand at a disadvantage as Thai troops must withdraw deeper into their own territory despite Cambodian communities, Cambodian-constructed buildings and roads still occupying Thai territory.

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