The Bangkok Massacre Sparks Déjà-vu for Samy The Bangkok Massacre Sparks Déjà-vu for Samy
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The Bangkok Massacre Sparks Déjà-vu for Samy

by Brian Merchant

June 4, 2010
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I can't pretend to understand what it's like to be someone who's fled one eminently hostile government, only to watch his sanctuary country erupt in violent conflict. But I imagine news of the Thai army turning its guns on its own citizens must have been gut-wrenching. Nonetheless, Samy believes things haven't gotten as dire as they are in his home country, and that democracy will eventually win the day.

"It's not like in Burma. There, tthey can talk. And they can fix it with dialogue, and not with a gun anymore."
 

 

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The Bangkok Massacre Sparks Déjà-vu for Samy