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Red-shirt followers gather in remembrance of 2010 violent crackdown

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The Redshirts demonstrate at Democracy Monument in Bangkok on February 13, 2011

The Redshirts demonstrate at Democracy Monument in Bangkok on February 13, 2011. Photo: Ratchaprasong / flickr. CC BY-NC 2.0.


Followers of Thailand’s United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), or the red-shirt movement, assembled at the October 14th memorial, at the Kok Wua intersection on Ratchadamnoen Avenue in Bangkok on Saturday, to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the violent crackdown on red-shirt protesters by the government of then Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.

Among the key attendees were UDD secretary-general Nattawut Saikua, former UDD chairwoman Thida Thavornseth, Dr. Weng Tochirakarn, Dr. Sant Hathirat, Associate Professor Puangthong Pawatrapant and some opposition Pheu Thai MPs.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World


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