Ramkhamhaeng University has long been a hotbed of activism, with students from the South having a history of being politically engaged and fighting for their rights.
OPPOSING FACTION: Ramkhamhaeng students gather in front of the university to oppose the red shirts at Rajamangala National Stadium last Saturday.
Newly appointed Nation TV editor-in-chief Weerasak Pongaksorn was chairman of one of the famed Ramkhamhaeng student societies, or clubs, the Volunteers for Development for Hilltribers Club. He said the large number of southerners in the student body was one of the reasons for the university's history of political activity.
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