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<p><em>by Chairit Yonpiam and Cholthicha Lermthong, </em><a href=""><em>Post Today</em></a></p> <p>Numbers were not the point of the latest yellow-shirt rally, because the rally was aimed at exposing the Abhisit government&rsquo;s hidden agenda in amending the constitution, to show the public that this government could not be trusted, said Suriyasai Katasila, coordinator of the People&rsquo;s Alliance for Democracy (PAD), in an interview with Post Today about the low turnout of PAD supporters in front of Parliament on 23-25 Nov. </p>
<p>The New Politics Party has urged the government to declare Martial Law, arrest the leaders of the &lsquo;terrorists and rebels&rsquo;, and remove Deputy PM Suthep, the Defence Minister and the Army Chief from office.&nbsp; There should be no elections until the terrorists are suppressed.&nbsp; The terrorism in Bangkok is connected to international terrorism and Thaksin is connected to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Suriyasai said.</p>
<p>Anti-red-shirt groups, mostly affiliated with the PAD, have urged the government and military to suppress the protesters.&nbsp;</p> <p class="rtecenter"><img width="450" height="300" src="/english/sites/default/files/u3/2012-03-12%20suriyan%204.jpg" alt="" /></p>
<p>New Politics Party Secretary-General and PAD spokesperson Suriyasai Katasila says the red shirts&rsquo; protests at Rajprasong cause damage to the economy and society, and cannot be compared with the PAD protests which were justified. &nbsp;Calling on Abhisit to take legal action, he is concerned that Bangkokians will take things into their own hands.&nbsp;</p>
<p>In a 30 Dec ASTV Manager report, Suriyasai Katasila, Secretary-General of the New Politics Party, said that 2010 would be a turning point for Thailand when Thaksin Shinawatra will collaborate with leftists to overthrow the current regime and establish a new one.</p>