Thai "yellow-shirt" outlines way to reconciliation

17:29, September 22, 2010      

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The pro-establishment People's Alliance for Democracy (PAD), also known as "yellow-shirt", on Wednesday outlined key factors to bring about reconciliation, The Nation daily's website reported.

PAD core leader Sondhi Limthongkul said in a statement after his meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Sanan Kachornprasart that upholding the rule of law and rooting out corruption were necessary for reconciliation.

The PAD is a political movement behind the 2006 coup which ousted the then premier Thaksin Shinawatra.

After the crackdown of the pro-Thaksin red-shirt protest on May 19, in which 91 people were killed and nearly 2,000 injured, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva came up with plan to achieve national reconciliation, including setting up Reform Committees led by former Prime Minister Anand Panyarachun and social critic Prawase Wasee.

Source: Xinhua


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