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April 30, 2011

Bangkok Report – The Songkran (Thai New Year) Skirmish of 2009

Tilleke & Gibbins

This open letter from David Lyman to the clients of Tilleke & Gibbins addresses the events that unfolded in April 2009, when political demonstrations—sometimes violent—took place in Bangkok and Pattaya. Although the protests by the so-called Red Shirts attracted a great deal of media attention, life continued without serious disruption in Thailand’s capital.