Red Shirts fear Thailand's growing divisions

Supporters of the ruling party, known as the Red Shirts, want their hometown family to continue ruling in Bangkok.

    Northern Thailand is the traditional powerbase for the country's ruling party.
     
    Its supporters, known as the Red Shirts, have been largely detached from weeks of protests in Bangkok.
     
    But now there is concern the prime minister could lose support in the region.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from San Kamphaeng.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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