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Group calls for political violence to stop

A group called "YaBasta Thailand" wants to stop demonstrations that lead to violence. Friday it organised a peaceful event, inviting people who don't want to see violence caused by the political turmoil to light candles as a symbol of peace and voice their concerns to both sides of the political divide.

The group has invited people to join the event via Facebook page 'YaBastaThailand'. About 1,691 users liked this page and 1,099 people said they would join the event held at the activity park in front of Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC).

"We just want to open more space for people who don't want to see any political demonstrations that lead to the violence," Kittichai Ngarmchaipisit, a founder of YaBasta Thailand group, said.

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