Yellow Shirts protests in Bangkok on 26 August 2008

PAD’s co-leader Somkiat Pongpaiboon dies at 71

Somkiat Pongpaiboon, a co-leader of the now-defunct People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD), died from a brain hemorrhage at Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital on Sunday after a month of treatment. He was 71.

The news of his death was posted on Facebook by Suriyasai Katasila, the former PAD coordinator and spokesman.

Full story: Bangkok Post


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