28 Shocking Images Of Thailand's Anti-Government Protests

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on January 13 2014 3:52 PM
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    Anti-government protesters cheer as they occupy a major intersection in central Bangkok January 13, 2014. Reuters
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    A car drives towards an area near the Government house where anti-government protesters built barricades in Bangkok January 13, 2014. Reuters
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    An anti-government protester stands behind a barricade during the blockage of a major intersection in central Bangkok January 13, 2014. Reuters
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    Anti-government protesters march during a rally in Bangkok, January 5, 2014. Reuters
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    Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban receives money from supporters as he leads thousands of anti-government demonstrators marching in Bangkok, January 9, 2014. Thailand's government played down talk of a military coup ahead of a planned "shutdown" of the capital by protesters trying to overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, and said life would go on much as normal. Reuters
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    An artist prepares paintings at the Democracy Monument during a rally in central Bangkok January 11, 2014. Reuters
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    A woman dances in the anti-government protesters' encampment near the Democracy monument in Bangkok January 12, 2014. Reuters
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    A woman looks out of her tent after waking up in the anti-government protesters' encampment near the Democracy Monument in Bangkok January 12, 2014. Reuters
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    A woman gives a contribution to a Buddhist monk early morning in the anti-government protesters' encampment near the Democracy Monument in Bangkok January 12, 2014. Reuters
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    A rescue worker sits on a barricade after anti-government protesters closed the road near Government Complex in Bangkok January 12, 2014. Reuters
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    Anti-government protesters block a road in central Bangkok January 13, 2014. Reuters
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    An anti-government protester looks on from above as others march with a giant Thai national flag at the shopping district in central of Bangkok January 13, 2014. Reuters
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    An anti-government protester wears a mask in national colors as he joins others blocking a road in central Bangkok January 13, 2014. Reuters
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    An anti-government protester stands behind a barricade during the blockage of a major intersection in central Bangkok January 13, 2014. Reuters
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    An anti-government protester hides himself behind a barricade during clashes with police near the Government House in Bangkok, December 1, 2013. Reuters
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    A man is attacked by anti-government protesters near the stadium where pro-government red shirts are gathered in Bangkok, November 30, 2013. Reuters
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    Anti-government protesters flee as riot policemen use water cannon during clashes with the police the metropolitan police headquarters in Bangkok, December 2, 2013. Reuters
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    An anti-government protester runs away as riot police use a water cannon during clashes with the police the metropolitan police headquarters in Bangkok, December 2, 2013. Reuters
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    A Buddhist monk attends a rally at Democracy Monument in Bangkok, December 11, 2013. Reuters
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    Riot policemen escort an anti-government protester during clashes at the Thai-Japan youth stadium in Bangkok, December 26, 2013. Reuters
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    An anti-government protester throws a tear gas canister towards policemen during clashes at the Thai-Japan youth stadium in Bangkok, December 26, 2013. Reuters
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    A Thai security personnel is seen through the shattered windshield of a destroyed police truck at the Thai-Japan youth stadium, the site of fierce clashes between anti-government protester and riot police in Bangkok, December 27, 2013. Reuters
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    An anti-government protester uses a slingshot to throw rocks at Thai riot police as they attack the Thai-Japan youth stadium in Bangkok, December 26, 2013. Reuters
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    Relatives and mourners lead a procession to a temple for the funeral ceremony of Narong Pitisitthi, 45, a policeman who died after being shot during the clashes between anti-government protesters and riot police, at the police hospital in Bangkok, December 27, 2013. Reuters
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    People hold candles as they form a peace sign during an anti-violence campaign in central Bangkok, January 10, 2014. Reuters
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    A boy holds a candle as people form a peace sign during an anti-violence campaign in central Bangkok, January 10, 2014. Reuters
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    A Thai Buddhist monk puts on a gas mask as riot police use water cannon and tear gas while anti-government protesters attempt to remove barricades outside Government House in Bangkok, December 2, 2013. Reuters
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Protesters filled the streets of Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, on Monday, hoping to shut down the city’s central business district in protest against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. For two months, Thai activists have protested the Shinawatra government, which recently suspended elections set for February among other anti-democratic measures. No violence has been reported during Monday’s protests, but eight people have been reported killed and 470 more have been injured since the protests began in November. See some of the most shocking photos of Thailand’s anti- Shinawatra protests.

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