Criminal charges and allegations of administrative abuse cases were brought against the Election Committee. Prime Minister Samak held daily national state television broadcasts with his own political messages.
The king's withdrawal from the scene of the fighting was interpreted by the victorious party as a sign that he had failed in his duty.
However, one week later, 10 May, protesters had yet to disband despite accepting the road map proposed by the prime minister for early elections. While PM Samak has been successful in controlling the police and civil service, various courts remain independent and issued several independent verdicts.
Hundreds of killings and murder cases noted by the police were said by them to be merely fighting among the drug traffickers, but no further investigation ever occurred. King Prajadhipok initially accepted this change but later abdicated due to his strained relations with the government.
Thailand maintains an embassy in the United States at Wisconsin Ave. Thaksin refused and protests continued for weeks. Northeastern populist politicians like Tiang Sirikhanth and Bangkok upstarts like Sanguan Tularaksa were not the sort that the aristocratic Seni preferred to associate with.
Traditional royal holidays were replaced with new national events and royal and aristocratic titles were abandoned. Anti-riot actions took place in the early morning of the next day. However, the most severe critic of Thaksin seemed to be Sondhi Limthongkul, a media tycoon and former colleague.
Ferrara tracks developments during this juncture with typically close attention to the political maneuvering of the —47 period, which saw mounting royalist dissatisfaction with the will of the Thai Northeastern populist politicians like Tiang Sirikhanth and Bangkok upstarts like Sanguan Tularaksa were not the sort that the aristocratic Seni preferred to associate with.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in a corruption case against Thaksin and his wife, to be promulgated after the parliament vote for the new prime minister.
Both sides have claimed the fighting as the struggle for democracy and the nation.
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