Remembering the Thaksin Years: Gunning for Thaksin

From Thairath, March 14, 2003
Cartoon title: An eye for an eye…a tooth for a tooth
On Wanted sign: Ya Ba Buster; Premier Thaksin; Reward of 80,000,000 baht
On arm on the left: Investors of Ya Ba production
In hands of man on the right: Ya Ba
On the back of man on the right: Waa Daeng [An armed militia group who is active drug trafficking group along Thai-Cambodia border.]
[Thaksin’s confronting of drug cartels and local political cliques certainly meant that many would have desired him to be assassinated.]

More: How many died in the drug purges? 2275, 2245, 1329, or 72?
More: The Roots of the Thai Political Crisis: Thaksin as Prime Minister

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