Tag: Redshirts

Protesters begin Bangkok ‘shutdown’ calling for Yingluck to step down – The Irrawaddy/BBC World Service: Outside Source

http://www.irrawaddy.org/asia/protesters-begin-bangkok-shutdown-calling-yingluck-step.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01p2pd7 BANGKOK — Hundreds of thousands of protesters seeking an unelected council to run Southeast Asia’s second biggest economy took to the streets of Bangkok on Monday, blocking off…

Changes to Thai electoral rules may help PM’s side – Sydney Morning Herald

http://www.smh.com.au/world/changes-to-thai-electoral-rules-may-help-pms-side-20110218-1azlm.html Simon Roughneen in BANGKOK – Nine months after the Siege of Bangkok, Thailand continues to struggle with competing colour-coded political factions, against a backdrop of court-endorsed controls on freedom…