Anniversary of Oct. 6, 1976 massacre

Today is the 33rd anniversary of the Oct. 6, 1976 massacre, in which military and police fired on student protesters at Bangkok’s Thammasat University, killing nearly 50 people.

More info is at 2Bangkok. Here’s a 2006 piece from the Nation, and here’s an article in an academic journal from 1997. And finally, here’s an AP/NYT story about former Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej’s revisionist remarks in 2008 about the massacre.

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