Mahaprachachon, February 10-16, 2012

The headline: Beckoning for a dictatorship
[seems to refer to the anti-Thaksin multi-colored shirt group]

From Mahaprachachon, February 10-16, 2012
Chapter 1 — Biography of General Phaya Phahon Phonphayuhasena
Photo caption: Three brave military friends (from left to right) — Colonel Phraya Songsuradet, Colonel Phraya Phahon and Colonel Phraya Sri Sitthi Songkhram
[further details on those who overthrew the absolute monarchy in 1932]

From Mahaprachachon, February 10-16, 2012
Societal attitudes toward the Section 112 amendment proposal

From Mahaprachachon, February 10-16, 2012
The headline reads: A warning to the army chief
The quote: Today, General Prayuth slams the Nitirat group for proposing democratic laws and constitutional changes. But he should look back at former army chiefs to learn what they did and how they lived through those days.
[the other photos are of dictatorial military leaders such as Suchinda Krapayoon]

From Mahaprachachon, February 10-16, 2012
The headline reads: UDD and the Section 112 amendment

From Mahaprachachon, February 10-16, 2012
Universities can be compared to wells that quench people’s thirst – Pridi Panomyong
Statue: This country belongs to the people – Pridi
Building: Thammasat University
[This refers to the prohibition on activity supporting lese majeste amendments being held on Thammasat University campus. Ironic as Thammasat has stood at the forefront of democratic activities by the public in the past.]

From Mahaprachachon, February 10-16, 2012
Headline: King Taksin the Great and the coup
[Despite the photo, it reads King “Taksin” and not “Thaksin.” However, this linking of the two figures has been a staple of Red Shirt publications in the past.]

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