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New red shirt leader warns of battle ahead

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A firebrand hardliner who was a core leader of Thailand's red shirts in the country's massive 2010 protests has been chosen to head the pro-government movement, saying Sunday that a "big fight" lay ahead. 

Thai "Red Shirt" leader Jatuporn Prompan speaks to media representatives as he leaves a criminal court in Bangkok on December 14, 2012

Former Pheu Thai Party MP Jatuporn Prompan, facing terrorism charges in an ongoing trial related to the 2010 uprising, told AFP that any new red shirt tactics would be "peaceful".

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