Soldiers force squid vendor to take off red t-shirt, citing rifts prevention

Five soldiers in Chiang Mai province forced a squid vendor to remove his red t-shirt screened with a face of the red shirt leader Chatuporn Prompan, citing the intention to reconcile and end political conflict. 
 
The man was selling fried squid around 11 a.m. when five soldiers in a Humvee approached him on Thipanet Rd, Mueang Chiang Mai District, and forced him to remove the t-shirt citing the Martial Law. 
 
The vendor had to remove the t-shirt and give it to the military officers to confiscate. 
 
The man said he had been wearing red t-shirt while selling squid for a long time, so when the army forbade him from wearing it, he felt threatened and violated of rights. 
 
 
 

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