Thai Government asks protesters not to block roads on Jan 13

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BANGKOK, 2 January 2014 (NNT) – The government is asking the protesters not to block roads as such a move is not the correct way of exercising democratic rights.

In the wake of the planned Bangkok shutdown by the People’s Democratic Reform Committee, Prime Minister’s Office Minister Varathep Ratanakorn has urged the PDRC not to block roads or cause any disturbances to the general public, adding that shutting down the capital was not the right way to express oneself in a democratic country.

The minister also believed that the objective of the Jan 13 capital shutdown was to instigate violence and create disturbances.

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