Faces of protest

I’m no conflict journalist. Well, not in this conflict anyway. The opportunity for sensational photography is certainly tempting, but for some reason I just haven’t been  compelled to go out and get amongst it.

Today it was unavoidable… 150,000 people marched through the streets of Bangkok on their way to Government House. Only 150 metres from my house was a line of peaceful protesters  stretching as far as I could see in either direction.

Someone theorised that todays march was a world record for volume of people in peaceful protest. I wonder though what will happen tonight when the smiling people go home. When the sun goes down and the angry people remain.

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2 thoughts on “Faces of protest

    1. Yes, intentionally ordered them to give that perspective. Everything is peaceful on the outside but there are a few (as it is anywhere) who would be happy to see violence erupt and have been doing their bit to incite it where possible. The police force have been admirable in their approach.

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