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WEST ASIA-For Whom the Fight Goes On

Thanom Kittikachom, said that was impossible as it would take at least three years to draft a constitution. To prove him wrong the students began drafting one themselves. (One of the assurances on the basis of which the Thai students have now suspended their struggle is that the new Prune Minister will ensure that a constitution will he drafted within six months.) Before launching their massive demonstrations on October 13, the Thai students had led many small hut successful fights. In June they had forced the Rector of Bamkamhaeng University to resign and at Udorn Teachers Training College 500 students had boycotted classes to force the removal of the Principal and the distinction between external vmd internal students. In July they had forced the military rulers to suspend WEST ASIA their decree which allowed military cadets to enter Thai universities without taking the entrance examination.

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