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Thailand Braces for Protests Ahead of February Electioni
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January 09, 2014 8:25 PM
The Thai government led by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is pressing ahead with nationwide elections on February 2, despite a boycott by the main opposition Democrat Party. Ron Corben reports from Bangkok, where street protests are expected to increase as demonstrators demand the polls be delayed.

Thailand Braces for Protests Ahead of February Election

Published January 09, 2014

The Thai government led by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is pressing ahead with nationwide elections on February 2, despite a boycott by the main opposition Democrat Party. Ron Corben reports from Bangkok, where street protests are expected to increase as demonstrators demand the polls be delayed.


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