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Shutdown Bangkok, Restart Thailand

The ongoing anti-government protests that I have written about before were stepped up a couple of weeks ago when the “Peoples Democratic Reform Committee” moved out of their previous base at Democracy Monument and spread across the city, taking over … Continue reading

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Thai protesters viewpoint in English

For anybody who is interested in the politics of the current protests this lady gave a speech in English at the main protest stage ( and later got a Molotov Cocktail thrown at her house)

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Messiah, or just a naughty boy ?

With apologies to the Monty Python team, is Suthep Thaugsuban the Messiah of the Thai politics, or just a naughty boy ? The government obviously thinks the latter as he plans to get rid of the “Thaksin regime” including current … Continue reading

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More faces of protest

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Protesting in style

Most people walked, some came on motorbikes, some in trucks and pickups, but this guy was certainly the classiest : An immaculate looking 1946 MG, and the owner was completely unfazed by people leaning all over it for selfies !

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who says you have to be a young radical to protest ?

A montage of some of Bangkok’s older “radicals ” at the anti government protest today : I loved the 2 ladies in their wheelchairs, in the back of a pickup, but they were a bit shy ….not so for the … Continue reading

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