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Spectre of state violence just won't go away

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The commemoration of the bloody 6 Oct 1976 crackdown against the student-led rally inside Thammasat University is usually a low-key event, observed by former student activists and relatives of the dead. 

This year, however, this dark chapter of modern Thai history seems to be receiving more attention, thanks to the growing interest of the red shirts.

The slogan of this year's commemoration shows the red shirts adopting the cause of the Oct 6 rally as their own.

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