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Huge Thai security force deployment stifles coup protests

A soldier takes up position in front of a large screen at the Victory Monument, where anti-coup protesters were gathering on previous days, in Bangkok May 30, 2014.  REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A soldier takes up position in front of a large screen at the Victory Monument, where anti-coup protesters were gathering on previous days, in Bangkok May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A soldier takes up position in front of a large screen at the Victory Monument, where anti-coup protesters were gathering on previous days, in Bangkok May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Police hold a briefing as they take position in anticipation of possible further protests against a military coup, in Bangkok's shopping district June 1, 2014.   REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Police hold a briefing as they take position in anticipation of possible further protests against a military coup, in Bangkok's shopping district June 1, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Police hold a briefing as they take position in anticipation of possible further protests against a military coup, in Bangkok's shopping district June 1, 2014. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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