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THE DAY THE STUDENTS WON – BUT ARE THEIR HEIRS PAYING THE PENALTY 40 YEARS LATER?

In Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond2 Comments

Déjà vu? On October 14 1973 some 100 students died when military officers brought in tanks and guns to quell demonstrations against the military dictatorship at Thammasat University and outside the Royal Palace. This event is commemorated every year and is known as ‘The Great Day of Sorrow’. The deaths in fact brought down the military government of Thanom Kittikachorn, …