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Govt needs to own up to its amnesty error

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Barbed wire, barriers and police lineups have become a familiar sight. The issues that have divided people, pitted different groups against the government and against one another are the same old ones, pivoting around former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. 

As anti-amnesty and anti-Thaksin crowds swell, however, there is hope that people will find a way out of this political crisis; a solution that does not involve the use of force and does not result in dead bodies.

The pressure is on the government.

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