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Junta Orders Families to Cancel 2010 Crackdown Memorial Service

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Candles commemorating the casualties suffered by the protesters of 2010 Thai military crackdown

Candles commemorating the casualties suffered by the protesters of 2010 Thai military crackdown on 10 April and 13–19 May 2010. Photo: Pittaya Sroilong.


BANGKOK — The Thai junta has reportedly ordered relatives of those who died in the military crackdown on Redshirt protests in 2010 to cancel a Buddhist ceremony dedicated to the victims.

The merit-making ceremony was scheduled to take place at a temple in Pathum Thani province on Friday, the fifth anniversary of clashes between soldiers and Redshirt protesters that left at least 20 civilians and five soldiers dead.

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