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The ruling Pheu Thai party would appear to have limited time in which to recognise red shirt sentiment against the "wholesale amnesty" as a huge showdown would be organised if it gave a "blank cheque" to those who ordered the 2010 crackdown. 

Red Sunday Group turns up at Ratchaprasong intersection on Sunday afternoon to express their opposition to a wholesale amnesty. (Photo by Pattanapong Hirunard)

More than 200 red shirt activists led by the Red Sunday Group turned up at Ratchaprasong intersection on Sunday to express their dissatisfaction over the "twisted amendment" to the amnesty bill that would benefit former premier Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy Suthep Thaugsuban over the bloody crackdown in April-May 2010 in exchange for the return of ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

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