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Redshirts at Aksa to be protected : CAPO

Photo : Kunlaphun Sirimamporn

Photo : Kunlaphun Sirimamporn

Pro-government redshirt protesters gathering at Aksa Road west of Bangkok are to be protected until 10pm every night, Centre of Administration for Peace and Order (CAPO) director Chalerm Yoobamrung said Monday.

The protection was needed because there would be violence committed against them, he said. "If they are attacked, a large number will rise and confrontation [with anti-government supporters] will follow," he added.

On the other hand, Chalerm said he believed that M79 attacks would persist on the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), which he described as a mob of thugs.

"The confrontation will not occur if red shirts are not harmed," he said. "The PDRC will now rely on vio

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