Topic: Thai Red Shirts
Sporadic violence flared in Thailand Thursday as more red-shirt protesters left their camp in Bangkok, two more leaders surrendered, and a curfew was extended until Sunday.
05/20/2010 09:53 am
Protesters burned buildings around Bangkok Wednesday even after troops overran the red-shirt camp and their leaders surrendered. Clashes left five people dead.
05/19/2010 11:09 am
A Christian Science perspective.
05/19/2010 10:05 am
Amid intensifying Thailand protests, antigovernment 'red shirt' demonstrators ignored a deadline Monday to leave their fortified downtown Bangkok camp, now ringed by troops.
05/17/2010 09:52 am
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More than 29 people have died since Thursday night in clashes between troops and antigovernment 'red-shirt' protesters. Leaders of the Thailand protests are calling for UN intervention, which the government so far rejects.
05/16/2010 12:06 pm
Red shirt protesters clashed with Bangkok police after a renegade general who supported the opposition was shot Thursday. Two months of violence have now killed 34 people.
05/14/2010 12:58 pm
Renegade Thai general Khattiya Sawasdipol, suspended from duty for his sympathies toward red shirt protesters, had been helping them secure a protest site. Some red shirts had begun to disavow him.
05/13/2010 12:45 pm
An agreement between the red shirts and Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has broken down, with protesters vowing to continue their Bangkok sit-in and the government ordering armored vehicles and snipers to surround and seal off the protest site.
05/13/2010 09:13 am
Though Thailand’s red-shirt protests are dismissed by some as a political ploy by former Thaksin Shinawatra, they have also tapped into desires in the rural northeast for economic and social justice.
05/10/2010 09:30 am