Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Thai protesters pour blood outside gov't HQ

BANGKOK (AP) – Thai protesters [and Buddhist monks] poured jugs of their own blood at the front gate of the government headquarters and outside the ruling party's offices Tuesday in a symbolic sacrifice to demand new elections.

PLAY VIDEO: Thai police stand next to sea of blood after protesters of ousted PM.

Thousands of red-shirted demonstrators formed long lines to have their blood drawn by nurses, a day after their leaders vowed to collect 1 million cubic centimeters of blood — 264 gallons (1,000 liters) — to spill at Government House and other key locations. More>>

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