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Overestimating Pitak Siam's power

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I couldn't agree more with Korkaew Pikulthong's objection to the proposed use of the Internal Security Act (ISA)in parts of Bangkok to deal with the Pitak Siam-initiated anti-government rally scheduled to take place this Saturday at the Royal Plaza. 

Sqn Ldr Prasong Soonsiri, former secretary-general of the National Security Council, and Gen Boonlert Kaewprasit, core organiser of the anti-government Pitak Siam rally. Red shirts are mobilising supporters to hold opposing rallies to coincide with Pitak Siam's next protest on Nov 24 at the Royal Plaza. (Photo by Thiti Wannamontha)

The Pheu Thai list MP said the special law would paint the government in a negative light in the same way it did with the previous Democrat-led government's decision to invoke the law to deal with the red-shirt protest at Ratchaprasong shopping centre two years ago.

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