Nationwide anti-government protests stir unrest in Thailand

Posted on June 10, 2013 • Filed under: Civil Unrest, Thailand, Tourist Warning reports that the anti-government movement featured by the white masks has recently developed into a nationwide campaign in Thailand, mounting pressure on the Yingluck Shinawatra administration which is accused of corruption and incompetence. The new campaign was launched in the capital Bangkok earlier this month when about 700 white-masked protesters took to the street to oppose what they call “Thaksin Shinawatra’s regime”. They believed the government was controlled by the fugitive former prime minister who is also elder brother of Prime Minister Yingluck. They also demanded the resignation of Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi for making insulting remarks against opponents. Read article

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