Various News, October 15-16, 2010

From Khaosod, October 15, 2010
The caption reads: There are dead - A group of "friends of the brave" flock to join in the memorial ceremony on the occasion of the 37 year anniversary of the October 14th, 1973 events at the memorial site at the Kokwua intersection. [In the foreground] a university activist team holds the sign "There were dead on 14 October 1973" and "There were dead on 10 April 2010" [Referring to clash of hard core Red Shirts and the military when several were killed in the area. The Red Shirts have long sought to equate their movement to return Thaksin to power with anti-dictatorship events of the past.]

From Khaosod, October 15, 2010
The caption reads: "The Big" - Region 1 investigation police raided to arrest 30 year old Winai Yodchomyarn, the key person of a grand [weapons] market at his residence in Ayuthaya province on October 14. The man had 7 pistols and 300 bullets in his possession.

From Komchadluek, October 15, 2010
The caption reads: 37th anniversary in memory - Relatives of the dead from the historical political movement to call for democracy on October 14, 1973 join together for the 37th anniversary memorial ceremony at the October14 memorial at the Kokwua intersection.


From Komchadluek, October 16, 2010
The words on the sign read: For the promise that is not reliable!
The caption reads: Protest - Ms Preeyanan Lorsermwattana, president of the network of people affected by the medical bill, shaves off her head to protest against the canceling of the bill to protect the people who are impacted by the public health service [referring to the recently shelved medical malpractice bill]. The protest went on in front of the Food and Drug Building at the Public Health Ministry in Nonthaburi province on October 15.

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