10 Apr '11, 5am

Bangkok braces for massive rally

BANGKOK: Tens of thousands of anti-government "Red Shirts" are expected to gather in Bangkok on Sunday to mark a year since deadly clashes between troops and protesters erupted during their mass rally in the capital. Police have predicted up to 50,000 people could attend the gathering, which is set to be addressed by fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, a hero for many of the red-shirted demonstrators, via video link. Thailand, which is preparing for elections set to be held later this year, remains deeply divided following the worst civil violence in decades in April and May 2010 that left around 90 people dead, mostly civilians. Fights between the military and protesters on April 10 last year left 26 people dead and marked a violent turning point in the rally. The protest was halted the following month, when troops firing live rounds and backed by armoured vehicle...

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