And may we all find such courage when the occasion arises.
28 November 2013
Government opposition has grown in Thailand to historical proportions. Millions of Thai people from all walks of life, and from across the political and economic spectrum, are uniting to overthrow the current government, which is corrupted to the core.
So far, the massive anti-government rally has been peaceful. Many government buildings have been peacefully seized and are being occupied.
I am in Turkey down near the Syrian border and so am not a personal witness, but am checking the news and working my sources to keep tuned in. Myriad images from the government opposition show that the activists are not muscled thugs, but normal people, including grandmothers and grandfathers, who are tired of watching Thailand suffer under the hands of a few.
An anti-government activist sent me their statement, which is published in six languages: