Pro-Thaksin signs in Chiang Mai


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It reads: Good politics should be in the parliament, but the damned are playing outside.

Pro-Thaksin signs in Chiang Mai - September 2, 2008
Sardortu reports: In front of Grand Warorot Hotel (behind Phra Singh Temple), a group of people who agreed with the government’s action (the banners clearly showed their opinions), supported the government and asked for donations to protest against the People’s Alliance for Democracy. There was a small banner near a stage saying “Please Save THAKSIN” by Rak Chiang Mai 51 Group.


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It reads: We support the police. Do not fear. You have performed your duty the best...


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It reads: Please save THAKSIN by “Rak Chiang Mai 51 Group”


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Top banner in background: Welcome quiet power all over the country.
Left banner in background: No! (PAD) don’t respect rules. No! (PAD) don’t obey laws.
Banner pickup: PAD destroy economics. [the word "build" is marked out]



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Baby elephants - September 2, 2008
Sardortu reports: [After the violent clashes in Bangkok,] postgraduate students from the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Chiang Mai launched a campaign entitled "Young Artist Chiang Mai," aimed at reducing violence against people. The group encouraged other students to express their standpoint toward the violent situation through art with the topic – No More Violence!!!


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It reads: Stop using people as a way to create righteousness for the government.


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It reads: Don’t harm people. Violence is not a way out. Wake up, Baby Elephants! ["Baby Elephant" refers to students of the University of Chiang Mai.]


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