Yellow shirts scrub protesters’ paint off police HQ, road
Pro-government yellow-shirt volunteers gathered in front of Royal Thai Police Headquarters in Bangkok on Friday morning to clean paint stains and graffiti left by the previous cleaning operation on Thursday.
On Wednesday, thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators gathered at Bangkok’s Ratchaprasong Intersection, surrounded the headquarters, and threw paint all over its walls.
The action was a protest against a crackdown by police on Tuesday, when officers fired tear gas and water cannon at demonstrators seeking to rally outside Parliament.
Photos of the yellow-shirt volunteers painting over graffiti scribbled by protesters on Rama I Road outside the headquarters were shared online. Some social media users accused the volunteers of defacing the road by using white paint instead of black to cover the graffiti.