Former student activists and survivors of the October 6th, 1976 massacre, in and around Bangkok’s Thammasat University, have launched a new group called “Octoberists For Democracy”, or OctDem. They are calling for an end to the selective prosecution of protesters and activists in recent months.
Led by prominent politicians, who claim that they learned about political violence the hard way, Chaturon Chaisang, Surapong Suebwonglee, Prommin Lertsuriyadet and Tossaporn Serirak, are warning that violence is not a solution. They say only the rule of law can pave the way to peace.
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By Thai PBS World