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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai PM calls for talks as police use rubber bullets on protesters

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 02:54pm by Reuters

    ... government. She told a news conference that police would not use force against the protesters. But later, the national security chief said rubber bullets were being used as protesters threatened ... Video: Police fire rubber bullets as unrest continues in Bangkok A reporter said demonstrators had succeeded in taking down at least one outer layer of the concrete barriers set up by the authorities ...

  2. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand strikes deal with Thai rubber farmers

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Riots raise pressure to end rubber protest Thailand's government said yesterday that it had reached a deal with most rubber farmers in the country's south ... support rubber prices, but said it would not intervene directly in market prices. Protest leaders had earlier demanded 100 baht (HK$24) per kilogram. Protesters in Cha-uat district of Nakorn Si ...

  3. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai rubber farmers step up protest against plunging prices

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 02:40pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Rubber farmers step up protests over falling prices Tens of thousands of Thai rubber farmers protesting against a sharp drop in prices escalated protests across southern ... we will have not choice but to use force.” Farmers in the country’s main southern rubber-producing region are demanding greater state support after a slowdown in demand from China ...

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    Thai police find secret camp of 200 suspected ‘Turkish refugees’

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok The asylum seekers were discovered hiding in a rubber plantation in the country's deep south Thai police find secret camp of 200 'Turkish ... refugees, who identified themselves as Turkish, were detained after a raid on a camp in a mountainous rubber plantation on Wednesday night in the southern Songkhla province. "It ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    200 'Turkish refugees' rescued from Thai slave camp turn out to be Uygurs

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:00pm by Reuters and Chutima Sidasathian and Alan Morison

    ... Reuters and Chutima Sidasathian and Alan Morison 200, half of them children, found at southern Thai rubber plantation claim to be from Turkey to avoid being forcibly returned to China ... yesterday. They were discovered late on Wednesday at a rubber plantation in a hilly area where at least three camps used by smugglers of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar were identified last year. Those ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai court bans use of violence against peaceful protests

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 06:20pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... for the deaths but the authorities insist they only used rubber bullets. They blamed the killings on armed instigators. One policeman and four civilians died from gunfire and grenade blasts while more ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai Prime Minister Yingluck could face murder charges over protest deaths, says lawyer

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:55pm by AFP

    ... A government spokeswoman said authorities used only riot shields, batons and rubber bullets during the action. The murder complaint was also lodged against five other people, Chaiwat added, including ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand protesters target Shinawatra businesses as Yingluck fights funds-related charges

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 05:09pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... in Bangkok’s historic district in which five people were killed and dozens wounded. The government has said security forces used only rubber bullets and not live ammunition. ‘Let them come' ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai police protest treatment by protesters

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 09:50pm by Associated Press

    ... are allowed to carry only batons and riot shields, while selected officers are equipped with tear gas canisters and guns to fire rubber bullets. Orders to show restraint has resulted in police several ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Roses on Thailand's front line amid hopes political violence will end

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Officers ordered to stop confronting protesters, but opposition leader vows the fight will go on Roses replace rubber bullets as Thai police lift barricades ... offices. After days of firing tear gas and rubber bullets to hold them off, police handed out roses to protesters after the barricades were brought down. Protesters mingled with police, shouted ...




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