Hunt for the silent killers
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From mercenaries hired to incite violence to “amateur warriors” trained to protect red shirts, theories abound about the infamous “men in black”, a group of unidentified armed and hooded people who created defining moments during the 2010 political protests.
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The mystery men were first spotted in a clash between security officers and red-shirt protesters on April 10, 2010, at Kok Wua intersection, when the Abhisit Vejjajiva government authorised an operation to reclaim Ratchadamnoen Avenue from red-shirt protesters.
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