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'White Maskers' Protest Thai Government

Protesters wearing masks shout slogans as they march though Bangkok's shopping district, June 2, 2013.
Protesters wearing masks shout slogans as they march though Bangkok's shopping district, June 2, 2013.
VOA News
Demonstrators, many wearing white Guy Fawkes masks, marched peacefully through Bangkok, Thailand's business district Sunday to protest the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

The White Maskers, as they call themselves, claim that the government is a puppet of exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was ousted in a military coup in 2006.

A pro-government demonstration is planned for later in the day.

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by: Tommy sriracha from: Chinburi
June 02, 2013 12:59 PM
Stop coruption.
Thailand future no have,if goverment project's think for money back only.


by: Sutatt from: Bangkok
June 02, 2013 9:39 AM
Thia is the first gathering of the social media communities who recently have been actively protesting against Taksin's cloned government. The Yinglak's administration,openly under her brother directive is involved in many corruption scams which are eroding Thailand economy and most middle-class as well as some poor Thais cannot withstand any furthur. Do expect more and much bigger demonstrations agianst this government in the very near future.

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