Three Years Ago: End of the Red Shirt Siege


(Photo: 2Bangkok.com)

Above: End of the rally – 14:22, May 19, 2010 – Multiple fires started as the government spokesman announces an end to the rally. (These were tire fires in the street that started simultaneously after the government announcement.)


(Source: TPBS screen grab)

Above: TPBS is showing a montage of riot images set to John Lennon’s Imagine. There were similar videos show on Thai TV after the 1992 Black May incident.

News from that day: Red Protests – May 19, 2010

Two days before it was clear the final countdown had begun: 2Bangkok Situation Update: Divining the plan – May 17, 2011

Other posts from around that time

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