Demolition Men

The 200 men in overalls didn't come to Bangkok's Sukhumvit Road at 4 a.m. on Jan. 26 for the go-go dancing. "They told us to get out and not take anything with us," says Noi, who ran a massage parlor and bar in the Sukhumvit Square night strip. Then two bulldozers roared in and razed more than 100 shops. "We had no idea who was doing this," says Noi, who had borrowed about $24,000 to open her business. Under pressure from Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to get to the bottom of the "barbaric" attack or "never see the light of day...

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