Amid speculation about a military assault on antigovernment protesters, negotiations are under way to end the Thai protests and pave the way for new elections.
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Rocket-propelled grenades injured more than 80 government supporters at Thai protests Thursday evening. The antigovernment Red Shirts denied responsibility for the attack, though the M-79 grenades were reportedly fired from near their camp.
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Thailand's political turmoil pits anti-government red shirts against the yellow shirts, who back the current regime. Now the government and the opposition are vying to compensate the victims of the political violence.
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The Thai Army escalated the rhetoric against anti-government red shirt protesters on Tuesday, threatening to use live ammunition if they resist the military.
The constitutionality of protest rules was called into question after a tea party rally was allowed full-size flag poles and signs on wooden sticks, which antiwar protesters are often barred from using.