Saturday, May 15, 2010

Soldiers firing on protesters in Bangkok

As always, red indicates persons physically "there live" at the scene, blue those who blogged an event live in real time.  If you know of firsthand reports that ought to be included, please let us know.

Events of Thursday May 13 
Nation's State,  Clashes in Bangkok - "Seh Deang at 6:33 PM on May 13th."
Thomas Fuller, The Furry outside my window  - eyewitness to shooting of Gen. Khattiya (Seh Daeng)
Bangkok PunditThe Blockade - Live Blog 
Jotman, Maj Gen Khattiya Sawasdipol shot in Bangkok

Events of Friday May 14 
Nation's State,  Clashes in Bangkok
Florian (Flo), The Beginning of a long Crackdown "Red Shirt was moving away from the soldiers while he got shot through his knee right a few meters in front of me."
Claudio, Sathorn Road- May 14th, Update from Sathorn- May 14th 
Mong Palatino, Protest blockade ends in violence
Bangkok Pundit, The Blockade Day 2 - Live Blog
Jotman, At least three journalists shot in Bangkok clashes
 
Events of Saturday May 15 
Nation's State, Live fire zone - the term that was most often used was 'civil war' (สงครามกลางเมือง)
Nick Nostitz, Nick Nostitz in the killing zone - Thai soldiers shoot red shirts armed only with sling-shots
Claudio, Update Ngan-Dumphli May 15th and Ngan-Dumphli/Rama IV- May 15th 
Bangkok Pundit,  Liveblogging Bangkok - Day 3 
Mong Palatino, Bangkok clashes

Events of Sunday May 16 

Nation's StateBangkok burns - " Shots rang out periodically all day and there were many injuries and likely some deaths."
Claudio,  Around Bon Kai and Klong Toei- May 16th 
Florian (Flo), Protesters Crackdown 16th May - Bangkok "open war zone" live bullets, tires burning. 
Patrick Winn, StreetLife: Bangkok — The taste of turmoil
Bangkok Pundit CNN on army snipers - any sightings of armed red shirts?

Events of Monday May 17
Claudio,  Victory Monument and snipers- May 17th
Mong Palatino, Thailand: Red Shirt protesters remain defiant

Events of Tuesday May 18
Nation's StateWeapons of the weak - "...the first and only time I have ever seen a weapon of war."
Nirmal Ghosh, Distant thunder in Thailand - black ninja ... samurai sword...

Throughout the week
Timelines:  The concise, day-by-day and hour-by-hour timelines on the homepage of Thai Report deserve a special mention.

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