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US Embassy denies blacklist reports

The US Embassy in Bangkok on Monday denied the reports that it is compiling a blacklist of antigovernment leaders including Suthep Thaugsuban.

Spokesman Walter Braunohler said, "Rumours regarding blacklist or travel restriction on current Thai political leaders or activists are completely false."

There were widespread of rumours on the social networks including Facebook and Twitter that the embassy wished to put the 14 leaders of the rally on a blacklist for entering the US.

The rumours said it was because the rally leaders involved in the protests in front of the embassy a few days ago.

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