Protesters enter MPB headquarters

After successful negotiations between the demonstrators' core leaders and the police, protesters were allowed to enter the Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) grounds on Sri Ayutthaya road on Tuesday.

Thavorn Senniam, a core protest leader, announced the triumph to the crowd after he negotiated with police officers at the city police headquarters. 

The protesters then organised the crowd, telling them which route they should take to walk inside the MPB, beginning around 10.40am Tuesday but they still waited outside for about an hour before actually moving into the MPB grounds.

Earlier, the police cut the barbed wire and helped remove the concrete barriers to open the way for protesters.

The peaceful scene on Tuesday was totally different from Monday and overnight, when police fired tear gas as protesters attempted to storm and overturn the barriers.

On Tuesday, protesters were relaxed and had smiles on their faces.

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Discussion 1 : 04/12/2013 at 12:31 AM
It is so sad to see the Thaksinites so confused now. They have no idea what is going on now, because they have no idea what has really been going on up until now. Those that think somehow Thaksin is going to be allowed to remain, in Dubai, or anywhere else, in charge is kidding themselves. You can't keep saying "elected government" forever. Eventually the entire world is going to learn the truth, the longer these protests go on.
Discussion 2 : 03/12/2013 at 07:08 PM
Guess what the other civilized countries' government view about " Suthep's symbolic won the government"! A naive nation it is.
Discussion 3 : 03/12/2013 at 02:20 PM
It is very evident now that the outcome is dependant entirely on how the Police manage the situation. They should take full responsibility for the damages and injuries thus far. Let them protest peacefully.
Discussion 4 : 03/12/2013 at 01:24 PM
Was it a hoax, the last few days in front of the MPB? Somehow it gives a bad taste.
Discussion 5 : 03/12/2013 at 12:43 PM
So it's all over? The protesters have won? Why did Thailand ever want a constitution in the first place? Either you have the rule of law or you don't. This definitely is a huge backward step - you can't allow protesters to take over. The road ahead looks pretty bleak for the Thai people - I'm sorry for them.
Discussion 6 : 03/12/2013 at 12:26 PM
It is very wise move of the police. Violence triggers violence, smile will be answered with smile. Kudos, police officers from MBP!
Discussion 7 : 03/12/2013 at 12:04 PM
Good the Government and the Police finally realized this is the people's country not TS country. This should have been done days ago then know one would have been hurt.

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