This quote comes from Weng Tojirakarn comes from The Australian.
“I urgently ask the government of Australia to issue a statement to ask Thailand to stop the violence from the government side,” Dr Weng said, adding he had sent a request to the UN to intervene. “Let all the governments in the civilised world ask the Thai government to give a ceasefire immediately.
“Send missions, send marines, send peacekeeping soldiers.”
The increased international attention over the past number of days seems to have helped the situation significantly. We certainly hope this concern is sustained and that both sides can reach a political solution to put an end to this terrible violence