The stage is set for fiery scenes today after House Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont pushed forward discussion of the reconciliation bills onto today's agenda in parliament.
Parliament’s security guards band together to protect House Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont, seen leaving the parliament chamber. Chaos reignited yesterday after the government voted to move the reconciliation bills to the top of the agenda at today’s meeting. Opposition MPs vented their anger by shouting tirades and throwing papers at Mr Somsak.
Yellow shirts opposing the bills have called their supporters back to protest at the House again today, telling them to bring gas masks for protection as they expect to be tear-gassed by security forces.
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