Senators in the "Group of 40" on Thursday called for the proposers of the four reconciliation bills to withdraw their legislation for fear it could lead to bloodshed.
The senators - led by Gen Somjate Boonthanom, Pornpan Boonyarattaphan, Sai Kangtavekin, and Somchai Sawaengkarn - said at a press conference that they were concerned the situation could again turn violent. Those opposed to the bills looked likely to step up their activities, and another round of conflict was brewing.
They referred to supporters of the People's Alliance for Democracy and other groups rallying for the second day against the bills in front of parliament.
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