Reds rally for charter change (pix)

Hundreds of red-shirt supporters on Monday paraded from the Democracy Monument to the head office of the Chartthaipattana Party, calling on it to join the Pheu Thai Party's campaign to amend the constitution.

  • Published: 10/12/2012 at 03:54 PM
  • Newspaper section: breakingnews

The red-shirts, led by core members of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship UDD including Payap Panket, Darunee Kritboonyalai, Prasang Mongkolsiri and Suthachai Yimpraset, later went to the Pheu Thai Party's headquarters, reports said.

They submitted a letter calling on the senior government party to expedite the third and final reading of the constitution amendment bill, tentatively scheduled for February next year.

The red-shirts the eturned to the Democracy Monument for a rally this evening.

The reports said fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was expected to make a phone-in to his supporters at 9pm.

Photos by Apichart Jinakul

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