From the hardworking Nuengnuch Chankij, mother of Neo-Democracy Movement member Sirawith Seritiwat, at the Bangkok Post:
“I think of Jit Bhumisak’s mother. She must feel heavy-hearted. The difference is my boy is not in the jungle but fighting here.”
She does remain optimistic. “The world has changed and the military could not be as barbarian as they were in the past, people shouldn’t be brainwashed like they were in October 1976, when people hung others on trees and stuffed shoes in the corpses’ mouths.
“Thailand has some brave men and women here. And they just have to do what they have to. I just have to stand firm…”.