Six Years Ago: How did Thai protesters manage to march to the airport unopposed?

How did Thai protesters manage it? – BBC, December 3, 2008
…One of the many retired generals supporting its occupation at the airport observed that it should be seen as a military, not a civilian organisation.
Behind the “aunties with clappers” and well-groomed young women clutching lap-dogs that are the public face of the movement are squads of hoodlums, armed with batons, metal spikes and hand-guns who man the barricades and hunt down intruders…

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One Response to Six Years Ago: How did Thai protesters manage to march to the airport unopposed?

  1. Head says:

    Jonathan Head obviously had (and has) a conflict of interest.
    this makes him benign as a reporter who should remove himself.
    Following thousands of complaints, the BBC removed Mr Heed to Turkey.
    In present day, Mr Head’s Bkk balcony continues to be favoured for BBC’s baton-running commentary…
    -Nothing has actually changed.

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