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Reds revive call for amnesty

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Red-shirt leaders are floating two proposals to help secure amnesty for political prisoners, saying hopeful signs have emerged following recent statements by Privy Council chairman Gen Prem Tinsulanonda. 

Surachai "Sae Dan" Danwattannanusorn, 70, a lese majeste prisoner, said the Yingluck Shinawatra government should act swiftly now, as Gen Prem has said that people who think differently should be able to live and work together toward nation building.

"Many people may think our country has been divided," Gen Prem said in an address to military commanders late last month. "In fact there is no division, just differences of opinion."

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