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May 19, 2010 6:22 pm

Thailand: Protests and political unrest

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Leaders of Thailand’s anti-government protest movement surrendered on Wednesday, when troops and armoured vehicles forced their way into the main protest site in central Bangkok after nine weeks of demonstrations that cost almost 70 lives.

Hear Gideon Rachman’s overview of the political turbulence Thailand has suffered in the slideshow below, and see his blog post on the rival interpretations of the conflict.

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