ZenoEffect — May 28, 2010 — - "Freedom Flotilla"
A serious one : Israel sends gunboats to "Flotilla of Freedom"
en route to the impoverished Gaza Strip,
Turkey send air force to defend
The British embassy in Bangkok has temporarily closed following an upsurge of violence in the Thai capital.
Quinton Quayle, the British Ambassador to Thailand, told the BBC he was in the building and was monitoring the protests taking place nearby.
He advised against all but essential travel to Bangkok and other areas.
Anti-government, red-shirted protesters have been occupying parts of Bangkok since March, and a state of emergency has been called in the capital.