TITLE

Protests no picnic for Samak

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Asia Weekly;9/1/2008, Vol. 2 Issue 34, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the protest started by the People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD) against Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej for acting as proxy to the exiled ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Thousands of PAD supporters occupied the grounds of Sundaravej's office and had twice controlled a state-run television station. He had issued warrants for the PAD leaders which had intensified the trouble. For the PAD to win, they must get the support of the middle class and the army as well.
ACCESSION #
35373373

 

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