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Thai Military Stages Pro-Coup Rally in Bangkoki
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Steve Herman
June 04, 2014 10:11 PM
Several hundred people turned out in Bangkok (Wednesday) for an entertainment-filled event put on by the Thai military, which carried out a bloodless coup on May 22nd. The performance was seen as a way for the public to show support for the army’s action and serve as a public relations counterweight to sporadic but illegal rallies protesting the military takeover. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman reports from the Thai capital.

Thai Military Stages Pro-Coup Rally in Bangkok

Published June 04, 2014

Several hundred people turned out in Bangkok (Wednesday) for an entertainment-filled event put on by the Thai military, which carried out a bloodless coup on May 22nd. The performance was seen as a way for the public to show support for the army’s action and serve as a public relations counterweight to sporadic but illegal rallies protesting the military takeover. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman reports from the Thai capital.


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