File photo of royalists and pro-junta supporters at a 2012 rally opposing former PM Thaksin Shinawatra in Bangkok. Photo: AP

Thai anti-military supporters accused of being ‘nation-haters’ as political divide widens

  • ‘Chung-Chart’, or ‘nation-hater’, is now a stock phrase used by supporters of the monarchy and military to label anyone they see as a threat to the kingdom
  • For decades the pro-junta ‘yellow’ camp has been at odds with ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s ‘red’ supporters
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File photo of royalists and pro-junta supporters at a 2012 rally opposing former PM Thaksin Shinawatra in Bangkok. Photo: AP
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