September 27, 2008

Thailand: Opposition Urges Supporters to Prevent PM From Flying Back to Bangkok

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper The Nation website on 27 September

[Unattributed report from the "Breaking News" page: "PAD urges supporters to block PM from flying back to Bangkok"]

The People's Alliance for Democracy Saturday called on its supporters in southern provinces to block four airports to prevent Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat from flying back to Bangkok.

Somchai visited Nakhon Si Thammarat Saturday by flying to Surat Thani airport and travelling by car to his home province of Nakhon Si Thammarat.

Some PAD leaders told its supporters Saturday morning of Somchai's itinerary and urged them to block the airports.

The Nation

Originally published by The Nation website, Bangkok, in English 27 Sep 08.

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