Troops, police raid Red Shirt TV station to disrupt former Army Commander-in-Chief Chavalit’s interview

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Troops, police raid Peace TV to disrupt Chavalit’s interview – The Nation, April 30, 2015

Army chief defends raid on Peace TV – ThaiPBS, April 30, 2015
…He also asked for cooperation from the media by presenting only constructive news.
The army chief was commenting on the recent raid by police and soldiers after Peace TV broadcast a live programme interviewing former prime minister Gen Chavalit Yongchaiyuth.
Critics said the raid was inappropriate…

[This will lend credence to the theory that Peace TV’s license was ultimately revoked because of the Chavalit interview. An interview with the former Commander-in-Chief on a Red Shirt TV station is meant to create the perception that the military is divided over loyalty to Thaksin. Explained here.]

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