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Bangkok boating park becomes focus of Thai protests

Anti-government protesters sleep near a boating lake inside Bangkok's Lumpini Park March 1, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Anti-government protesters sleep near a boating lake inside Bangkok's Lumpini Park March 1, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Anti-government protesters sleep near a boating lake inside Bangkok's Lumpini Park March 1, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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An anti-government protester sleeps near tents set up inside Bangkok's Lumpini Park March 1, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

An anti-government protester sleeps near tents set up inside Bangkok's Lumpini Park March 1, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

An anti-government protester sleeps near tents set up inside Bangkok's Lumpini Park March 1, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A picture of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej decorates the tent of an anti-government protester at one of protesters' encampment in Bangkok's shopping district March 1, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A picture of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej decorates the tent of an anti-government protester at one of protesters' encampment in Bangkok's shopping district March 1, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A picture of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej decorates the tent of an anti-government protester at one of protesters' encampment in Bangkok's shopping district March 1, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban addresses anti-government protesters at their encampment in central Bangkok February 28, 2014. A senior Thai minister rejected a proposal for talks from Suthep on Friday as demonstrators rallied at ministries to put pressure on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban addresses anti-government protesters at their encampment in central Bangkok February 28, 2014. A senior Thai minister rejected a proposal for talks from Suthep on Friday as demonstrators rallied at ministries to put...more

Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban addresses anti-government protesters at their encampment in central Bangkok February 28, 2014. A senior Thai minister rejected a proposal for talks from Suthep on Friday as demonstrators rallied at ministries to put pressure on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Riot police stand guard at the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Riot police stand guard at the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Riot police stand guard at the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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Anti-government protesters listen to their leader Suthep Thaugsuban addressing them at their encampment in central Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters listen to their leader Suthep Thaugsuban addressing them at their encampment in central Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Anti-government protesters listen to their leader Suthep Thaugsuban addressing them at their encampment in central Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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People listen to the speech inside an anti-government protester's encampment as a picture of protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban is seen behind them in central Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People listen to the speech inside an anti-government protester's encampment as a picture of protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban is seen behind them in central Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People listen to the speech inside an anti-government protester's encampment as a picture of protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban is seen behind them in central Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A police officer tries to stop a government supporter from climbing over the gate to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office during a rally in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

A police officer tries to stop a government supporter from climbing over the gate to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office during a rally in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

A police officer tries to stop a government supporter from climbing over the gate to the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office during a rally in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 28, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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Government supporters begin to build a wall at the gates of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office as policemen guard it in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Government supporters begin to build a wall at the gates of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office as policemen guard it in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Government supporters begin to build a wall at the gates of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) office as policemen guard it in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 27, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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