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Inside Thailand's Power Struggle (VOA On Assignment Jan. 24, 2014)i
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January 24, 2014 1:16 PM
VOA Bangkok bureau chief Barry Newhouse talks with On Assignment's Philip Alexiou about Thailand's political upheaval. Anti-government protesters have flooded the Thai capital in an effort to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office. The protests began in late 2013, when the prime minister backed an amnesty bill that could have allowed her older brother, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, to avoid a jail term for corruption.

Inside Thailand's Power Struggle (VOA On Assignment Jan. 24, 2014)

Published January 24, 2014

VOA Bangkok bureau chief Barry Newhouse talks with On Assignment's Philip Alexiou about Thailand's political upheaval. Anti-government protesters have flooded the Thai capital in an effort to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office. The protests began in late 2013, when the prime minister backed an amnesty bill that could have allowed her older brother, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, to avoid a jail term for corruption.

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