Red Shirt Protests – April 13, 2009


(Photo: 2Bangkok.com)

Above: Night falls on the city... - April 13, 2009

Red Shirt protest main page - March-April 2009

Thaksin: Thai government 'brutal' - CNN, April 13, 2009
...many people dying...

Black Songkran claims first death - The Nation, April 13, 2009


(Source: NBT)

15:35 - Sri Ayuthaya Road intersection retaken - This image shows soldiers walking around in the smoke from two buses that were set on fire by the Red Shirts as they retreated. An earlier shot of this intersection is here.


(Source: NBT)

13:45 - Retaking Bangkok street by street
Thai TV has some fascinating footage of soldiers moving street by street and pushing the Red Shirts back. Since the Red Shirts banished reporters from their side, all the reporting is going on from the soldiers' point of view.


(Photo: ThaiRath)

Red Shirts at the Asean Summit - April 13, 2009
ThaiRath's amazing photo of the moment the Red Shirts broke into the press room at the Asean Summit.


(Source: NBT)

12:44 - Above and below: Red Shirt bus blockades at Victory Monument


(Source: NBT)


11:16 - Bus services cancelled in Bangkok today. Train service cancelled at Hualampong, but passengers may board at all northerly stations. Red Shirt road blocks are going up again: Protesters block roads at Victory Monument and Protesters block Lard Prao Road in front of Big C

09:41 - Below: NBT showing live traffic cam photos from around the city...


(Source: NBT)

Above and below: Views of bus barricades and a small number of protesters at the end of Sri Ayuthaya Road under the expressway.


(Source: NBT)


(Source: NBT)

Above and below: Views of the deserted Din Daeng intersection


(Source: NBT)


(Source: NBT)

Above: The nearly deserted Phahon Yothin-Weepahwahdeerangsit Intersection


(Photo: 2Bangkok.com)

Above: 08:14 - DTV appears to be largely off the air now (right) while NBT (left) is running programming as usual--in this case a documentary on Javanese musical instruments.

Reporters move away from rally site at Government House following threats by protesters - The Nation, April 12, 2009

Thailand's state of emergency: Brits urged not to travel - Telegraph, April 12, 2009
The Foreign Office has urged Britons planning to travel to Bangkok to "urgently review their plans" after the Thai government declared a state of emergency in the capital...

CRACKDOWN BEGINS - The Nation, April 12, 2009

Red Shirt protest main page - March-April 2009

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