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Dems call snap protests as bill returns to House

Abhisit, Suthep 'stake lives' against amnesty

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  • Writer: Manop Thip-Osod & Pradit Ruangdit
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The Democrat Party will call nationwide rallies to oppose the amnesty bill which heads for its second reading in the House tomorrow. 

About 200 red shirts gather holding placards saying ‘Bring Thaksin back home’ outside the Pheu Thai Party’s head office. The group is urging Pheu Thai MPs and fellow red shirts to support the amnesty bill and help bring ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who has lived abroad since his 2008 abuse of power conviction, back to Thailand. PATTANAPONG HIRANARD

Democrat MP for Surat Thani Suthep Thaugsuban on Tuesday declared he will mobilise supporters nationwide to oppose the bill.

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