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6 October 1976 massacre in Thailand

Thammasat University in Bangkok held a memorial event commemorating the 47th anniversary of the October 6th, 1976 tragedy.

47 years ago on this day, police and the military led extreme right-wing paramilitary groups to crackdown on thousands of students protesting against the dictatorship of Thanom Kittikachorn at the university and nearby Sanam Luang.

memorial event commemorating the 47th anniversary of the October 6th, 1976 tragedy.

Officially, 46 people died, and 167 were injured, but survivors claimed there were more than 100 fatalities. Over three thousand people were detained on political charges.

memorial event commemorating the 47th anniversary of the October 6th, 1976 tragedy.

Today, the families of the victims, scholars, activists, and politicians laid wreaths and flowers to pay tribute to the victims and remind society of the tragedy.

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