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Police urged to take soft approach

Officers are under fire for taunting rallygoers during confrontations

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Psychological tactics were instrumental in the police's handling of the unrest last week. 

Pol 1 intersection near the Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) turns into a battle ground as police fire tear gas at thousands of anti-government protesters who tried to break through barricades to seize the MPB on Dec 1. The clashes continued for several hours. THITI WANNAMONTHA

Police officers taunted anti-government protesters by loudspeaker as they fired tear gas to stop the demonstrators from entering the compound of the Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) on Dec 1 and Dec 2.

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