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Thailand Election Goes Forward Despite Blocked Ballots, Some Violencei
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February 02, 2014 3:26 PM
Voters in Thailand have braved intimidation and threats of violence to participate in nationwide elections. Protesters forced elections to be canceled in nine of Thailand's 76 provinces and four of Bangkok's 50 districts, but the vast majority of polling stations were able to open. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Bangkok.

Thailand Election Goes Forward Despite Blocked Ballots, Some Violence

Published February 02, 2014

Voters in Thailand have braved intimidation and threats of violence to participate in nationwide elections. Protesters forced elections to be canceled in nine of Thailand's 76 provinces and four of Bangkok's 50 districts, but the vast majority of polling stations were able to open. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Bangkok.


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