Thirteen Redshirts Jailed for Disrupting ASEAN Summit

Red shirt (UDD) stage in Thailand

Red shirt (UDD) stage in Thailand. Image: Walter van Kalken.

CHONBURI — Thirteen Redshirt activists have been sentenced to four years in prison for storming the venue of an international summit in Pattaya nearly six years ago.

The defendants were found guilty by a court in Chonburi province yesterday of violating the Emergency Decree, which was enacted by the government in April 2009 in response to mass Redshirt protests in Bangkok. The court also fined the defendants 200 baht each for blocking traffic with their protests.

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By Khaosod English

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