What’s Going On BangKok? Flashpoint…

An anti-government “red shirt” supporter rests her feet upon graffiti and images of Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva while encampedwith thousands in an upmarket shopping district in Bangkok May 17, 2010. Thailand’s government said on Monday it would consider dialogue with protesters to end a deadly crisis if they showed sincerity towards reconciliation and halted their attacks. The writing in the images reads, “Criminal tyrants kill the people.” REUTERS/Adrees Latif

In the recent weeks a major conflict between red shirted men from rural and poorer areas of Thailand have stood up to the  Thailand army. The red shirted militia are in conflict with the current government which took power in a coup 4 years ago…Where’s Democracy?

THE STREAM…

Pedestrians stop to watch smoke rise from burning tires, Monday, May 17, 2010, in Bangkok, Thailand. A rogue Thai general who aided anti-government protestersand was shot by an unidentified sniper died Monday from his wounds, raising fears of new violence after five days of street battles that have killed dozens in downtown Bangkok.(AP Photo/Wally Santana)

 

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