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Group rallies outside US Embassy in Bangkok, calls for America to stop interfering in Thai politics




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In the midst of a pro-democracy movement in Thailand, some claim the United States government is influencing Thai politics and even fueling the divide between political parties, particularly those who support the Thai monarchy and the younger activists who are pushing for democracy and monarchy reform. Yesterday, a group rallied outside the US Embassy in Bangkok calling on the American government to stop interfering with Thai internal affairs.

One of the leaders of the Prachachon Khon Thai group, Phichit Chaimongkon, says the American government pushes for democracy across the world and has been meddling in the affairs of various countries for the past 2 decades, leading to conflict. He claims the US has been involved in political groups in Thailand that threaten both national security and the monarchy.

The demonstration was led by Nitithorn Lamlua, a lawyer and a former leader of the now-defunct People’s Democratic Reform Committee, a group that pushed for democracy with the king as head of state and called for the removal the then-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Yesterday, the group submitted a letter to US Chargé d’Affaires Michael Heath in its second call to the US government to stop interfering in Thailand’s internal affairs.

US embassy spokeswoman Nicole Fox says the US government is not funding or supporting protests or political movements in Thailand.

Back in October, a group of Thai royalists gathered outside the US Embassy in Bangkok and called on the American government to stop a so-called “hybrid war,” saying the US was interfering in Thai politics and creating a political divide in Thailand.

SOURCE: Bangkok Post


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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 10:42 am

    ‘Nicole Fox says the US government is not funding or supporting protests or political movements in Thailand.’

    No of course not. That would be the NED. How silly of me.

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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 10:47 am

    Couldn’t possibly be true, since when have the USA ever tried to interfere with the internal politics of another country…..

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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 10:56 am

    Yes its sutheps gang making more trouble what a bunch of lovers!

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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 11:50 am

    Looks like one guy lol

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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 11:52 am

    It’s always interesting to read the latest conspiracy.

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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    Funny how just yesterday Pooh Bear called for counties to stop interfering with others and today there are demonstrations in front of the US Embassy. Coincidence I think not. Especially since there is no actual evidence of any by the Americans towards Thailand. Of course the irony of China wanting countries to stop is a bit much even for them.

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    Mister Stretch

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Shows us the evidence they are interfering in Thailand…then we’ll talk.

    Just another diversion on the part of the senile.

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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 12:48 pm

    Beyond just making the accusation, what is their evidence or proof? This is classic diversion tactic for the Prayut group to lessen the heat on themselves. Just like what China tries to do in Hong Kong.

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    Simon Small

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 2:47 pm

    “Coincidence I think not.”

    Well it worked last time the PDRC did it in 2014, when they deliberately gave then General Chan-o-cha the excuse for a coup (as they later admitted).

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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 4:16 pm

    obviously who interferes with Thai politics is the Chinese Communist dictatorship, the project plans to subdue all the neighboring countries, in fact it is clear that the coup in Burma was organized by the Chinese, just as the red hand extends to Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos which are all dictatorships hoping to do business with the biggest dictator. Thailand has been an exception for many years but all good things come to an end sooner or later

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    Jesus Monroe

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    I get the feeling his sign needs work………”Don’t be a beginner to violence in Thailand.”…….become a pro instead…..

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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 8:51 pm

    Maybe American companies, franchies etc in Thailand should take their business elsewhere then. Then you can stand there while eating that sign instead moron.

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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 9:23 pm

    So according to some here, China is behind the troubles in Thailand. Myanmar and HK? Not really that seem more to be the work of the NED, Open society and Gene sharp.

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    Joe Nyomozo

    Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 12:06 am

    I think that is pretty funny!

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    Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 11:33 am

    A PDRC who who brought violence and trouble to Bangkok and Thailand is talking about interference? And the pdrc were the ones who interfere with violence at the elections and block with violence the Thai people to vote their government. These terrorists and violent troublemakers talking about interference, this must be a joke. What kind of foolish gangsters they are they show again!

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