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Oct 14 victims plead for final govt payout

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Victims of the Oct 14, 1973, uprising have once again voiced their plea for the government to give them a final compensation payment as the event's 39th anniversary approaches. 

The Association of Relatives and Survivors of 14 October 1973 has been wrangling with the authorities for almost seven years over their demand for a one-off payment of 1.2 million baht to its members who are now all elderly citizens.

"There have been flip-flops in the bureaucracy as well as insincerity from politicians," said Prawais Em-amorn, a core member of the association.

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