Remembering May 1992 is useful in the current political circumstances. Then, people rose up against a military regime seeking to “civilianize” its repression and control. The military response was to shoot them.
Yet it is April and May 2010 that should be remembered for the utter brutality of a military that views electoral democracy and people’s sovereignty as a threat to the order it prefers and defends.
Many pictures have been reproduced over the past week or so, and PPT has chosen just a few to re-post here.
These pictures are from both sides of the battle as the military gradually surrounded and then cleared the Rajaprasong area.