Hirunews Logo
Thailand%27s+%22Red+Shirts%22+to+rally+in+Bangkok
Saturday, 19 May 2012 - 19:19
Thailand's "Red Shirts" to rally in Bangkok
13

Shares
1,659

Views

Tens of thousands of "Red Shirt" supporters were expected to bring central Bangkok to a standstill on the second anniversary of a deadly crackdown on street protests.

At least 1,200 officers will be deployed for the 14-hour rally in the retail heart of the city, where the 2010 protests in support of ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra descended into the kingdom's worst violence in decades.

Police blocked traffic at the Ratchaprasong intersection, one of Bangkok's busiest junctions, as busloads of Red Shirts from across the country arrived in the city centre a few hours ahead of the rally.

 

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
1,091 Views
6,906 Views
2,987 Views
6,064 Views
6,923 Views
50,571 Views
Top