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Authorities intimidate pro-elections protesters outside Bangkok

February 13, 2018

The authorities have summoned a student activist who planned to hold a pro-election rally in Chiang Mai. Meanwhile, the police are searching for a pro-election protester in Buriram.? ? On 13 February 2018, a student activist (name withheld due to privacy concerns) from the Liberal Assembly of Chiang Mai University for Democracy (LACMUD)...
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Red shirts to storm Bang Kapi in Bangkok?

November 18, 2013

In 2010, the Bangkok Post   referred  to the reds coming to Bangkok as rural hordes. This time the Bangkok Post has an article entitled “100,000 red shirts to storm Bang Kapi”. Key excerpt: About 100,000 red-shirt supporters are expected to join the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) rally at Rajamangala...
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Red Shirt Rajaprasong Rally: News Round-Up

May 21, 2012
Red Shirt Rajaprasong Rally: News Round-Up

Just a quick follow-up to my last post : For news about Saturday’s red shirt gathering at Rajaprasong to mark the second anniversary of the May 19 army crackdown, you can find stories from: The Straits Times Reuters VOA The AP AFP The Nation The Bangkok Post Elsewhere, GlobalVoices has a collection of...
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Red Shirts at Rajaprasong: Some photos so far

May 19, 2012
Red Shirts at Rajaprasong: Some photos so far

Today is the second anniversary of the May 19, 2010 army crackdown on red shirt protesters in central Bangkok. As I mentioned earlier, red shirts and others are gathering at Rajaprasong today to mark the occasion. This AP piece provides some context. Here’s an AFP story about today’s rally. And here’s a post...
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Red Shirts to Rally Sat. at Rajaprasong Intersection

May 17, 2012

MCOT reports today: Some 200,000 red shirt supporters are expected to join activities held by the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) — the red shirt movement — to mark the second anniversary Saturday of the 2010 protest against the then Abhisit Vejjajiva administration, red shirt co-leader Jatuporn Prompan said on Thursday...
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Red Shirts Rally in Khao Yai

February 26, 2012
Red Shirts Rally in Khao Yai

The Bangkok Post reports : The red-shirt movement’s drive to amend the constitution and oppose a future military coup has gained momentum with an estimated 30,000 supporters gathering at Bonanza Khao Yai in Nakhon Ratchasima on Saturday evening. Members of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) and governing Pheu Thai Party...
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Red shirts mark anniversary of army crackdown

May 20, 2011
Red shirts mark anniversary of army crackdown

Anti-government red shirt demonstrators rallied here in Bangkok yesterday to mark the anniversary of the May 19 army crackdown. The CSM provides some details on the protest and looks ahead to the July 3 elections, noting that moderates will be key: Thousands of opposition supporters in their trademark red shirts rallied Thursday in...
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Red shirts claim army preparing for coup

April 21, 2011

A Bangkok Post story from late today: UDD again claims army preparing for a coup Core members of the red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) claim the army’s show of force this week is clear evidence of preparations for a coup to block the general election. And a story from the...
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