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  • Anti-government protesters shout slogans as they surround the Thaksin Shinawatra-owned office building in Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 20, 2014. 
  • An anti-government protester raises his clenched fists as he listens to a speech by anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban in Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 20, 2014. 
  • Anti-government protesters surrounding the Thaksin Shinawatra-owned office building let employees leave the property over its gate, Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 20, 2014. 
  • Anti-government protesters gather as Thai soldiers stand guard at a defense ministry compound serving as a temporary office for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Bangkok, Feb. 19, 2014.
  • Soldiers stand guard as anti-government protesters gather at a defense ministry compound, Bangkok, Feb. 19, 2014.
  • Anti-government protesters shout slogans demanding Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra step down during a protest outside her temporary office, Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 19, 2014.
  • An anti-government protester stands near Thai soldiers guarding a defense ministry compound, Bangkok Feb. 19, 2014.
  • An anti-government protester weeps during a rally at a defence ministry compound, Bangkok, Feb. 19, 2014.

Thai Protests Continue as Tensions, Violence Mount

Published February 19, 2014

Thai opposition protesters are stepping up their campaign against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, after clashes with police left five dead a day earlier.


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