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Saturday, May 15, 2010

Violence In Bangkok: Crisis In The Land Of Smiles

Violence In Bangkok: Crisis In The Land Of Smiles: "

The U.S. government is warning its citizens to avoid traveling to the Thai capital after three days of fighting between Thai security forces and demonstrators demanding the government's ouster. The 'red shirts,' as the demonstrators are called, say the current government came to power through illegitimate means. Host Scott Simon talks to NPR's Michael Sullivan about continuing unrest in Bangkok.

(Via NPR Topics: News.)

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