Source from New York Times, Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva declared a state of emergency Wednesday, hours after anti-government demonstrators stormed the country’s Parliament building, forcing top government Officials fled by helicopter.the protesters group are most from urban and poor rural people, and that is likely financed by Thaksin Shinawatra, the former prime minister who was ousted in a 2006 coup. “The
Red Shirts were very crazy and yelling. Mr. Thaksin’s supporters are demanding that prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva resign; it is believed that if an election were to be held today, Thaksin’s party would form a majority government. according to the prime minister,declaring state of emergency is, to restore peace and order and to stop the spreading of false information to the Thai public”The state of emergency allows the military to suspend a number of civil liberties.Thailand’s prime minister has canceled an appearance at the annual Southeast Asia summit as rioters threaten to topple his government.