Red Rally: Army Chief Expressed His "Concern"

    (8 May) Gen. Prayuth Chan-Ocha, Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Army, said in a press conference that he is worried "like everybody else" that the ongoing protests in Bangkok might turn violent.

    I don?t know who would be happy to see this kind of situation. But there might some people
    who would be happy if violent incidents happen. That is why everyone has to remain calm. If they
    stop talking and asking about controversial matters, things will get better. the army chief was
    quoted as saying.

    In a remark possibly referring to the Redshirts protesters? demands that
    Constitutional Court judges step down, Gen. Prayuth told the reporters that keeping peace in the
    nation should be priority for all sides, urging everyone to
    espect the laws and avoid disturbing
    the justice systems.

    He also stressed that the protesters should not cause violence or
    clashes on the streets.