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Thailand: Red Terror - Regime Thugs Firebomb Protest Leader's Home, Threaten Opponents Part II

Image: Chao Duangduan Na Chiang Mai,
Chiang Mai Cultural Council president 
Other incidents this week included the regime's "red shirts" threatening teachers and parents who voiced opposition to the regime. Regime thugs gathered outside Regina Coeli College in the northern city of Chiang Mai, the epicenter of some of the most notorious pro-regime violence, in a show of political intimidation, and intolerance.


Thailand: Red Terror - Regime Thugs Firebomb Protest Leader's Home, Threaten Opponents Part I

Image: Damage done by a firebombing of protest leader Chitpas Bhirombhakdi family's home. No injuries were reported. 

- After weeks of cyber-stalking by the Thaksin Shinawatra regime's paid-PR machine, including disgraced former-Reuters editor Andrew Marshall, regime thugs have fire-bombed the home of anti-regime protest leader Chitpas Bhirombhakdi.


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