Remembering the 1976 massacre II

4 10 2021

PPT is reproducing some of the posts we have had in the past about the 6 October 1976 massacre. Here’s the second, from 2020:

Remembering 6 October after 44 years 

44 years after the massacre at Thammasat University, Thailand remains under a under a military-backed regime, under an emergency decree and with a monarch who cut his political teeth in the aftermath of this terrible event.

The 6 October 1976 attack on students and supporters by rightist and royalist vigilantes was supported and promoted by elements in the police, military and in the palace. The then king was pleased with the outcome.

Each year we post on this day, remembering those who were murdered, burned alive, raped and beaten. 6 Oct

This year we link to just a few of the stories that are available:


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