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No one has ever been held accountable for the tragic massacre of peaceful demonstrators at Thammasat University on October 6, 1976. On this day 45 years ago, Thai police, military, and right-wing paramilitaries shot, lynched, and beat leftist demonstrators protesting the return of dictator Field Marshal Thanom Kittikachorn to Thailand, who was ousted in 1973. The 1973 uprising restored democratic rule in Thailand. The official death toll was 45. However, the unofficial death toll given by the organisation that handled the corpses was more than 100. Other reports say 500+. On September 24, 1976, two activists were beaten to death […]

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Sadly now, another massacre to be remembered on this fateful date.

Thoughts and prayers to the parents who've lost children, and also to the children who've lost parents.  An appalling tragedy that has shocked the whole world.

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