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Opposition to Thai coup simmers, ex-PM in 'safe place'

A man is detained by the police after a confrontation during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A man is detained by the police after a confrontation during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A man is detained by the police after a confrontation during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A woman is detained by the police after a confrontation during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A woman is detained by the police after a confrontation during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A woman is detained by the police after a confrontation during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A woman with her mouth taped attends a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A woman with her mouth taped attends a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A woman with her mouth taped attends a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A protester holds a sign as citizens protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester holds a sign as citizens protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester holds a sign as citizens protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Thailand's Army deputy spokesman Winthai Suvaree speaks during a news conference at the Army Club in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Thailand's Army deputy spokesman Winthai Suvaree speaks during a news conference at the Army Club in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Thailand's Army deputy spokesman Winthai Suvaree speaks during a news conference at the Army Club in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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A protester holds a sign during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester holds a sign during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A protester holds a sign during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A woman is detained by the police after a confrontation during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A woman is detained by the police after a confrontation during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A woman is detained by the police after a confrontation during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Activists hold signs and shout slogans during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Activists hold signs and shout slogans during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Activists hold signs and shout slogans during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Passengers look out from inside a bus at activists protesting against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Passengers look out from inside a bus at activists protesting against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Passengers look out from inside a bus at activists protesting against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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An activist pushes a police truck deployed during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

An activist pushes a police truck deployed during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

An activist pushes a police truck deployed during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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An activist shouts in front of soldiers trying to control the crowd during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

An activist shouts in front of soldiers trying to control the crowd during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

An activist shouts in front of soldiers trying to control the crowd during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A policewoman looks on during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A policewoman looks on during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A policewoman looks on during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Activists shout at soldiers deployed to control the crowd during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Activists shout at soldiers deployed to control the crowd during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Activists shout at soldiers deployed to control the crowd during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Policemen and soldiers get off a truck during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Policemen and soldiers get off a truck during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Policemen and soldiers get off a truck during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A policewoman looks on during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A policewoman looks on during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A policewoman looks on during a protest against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A woman supporting the Thai army is taken to safety by soldiers after she approached activists protesting against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A woman supporting the Thai army is taken to safety by soldiers after she approached activists protesting against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A woman supporting the Thai army is taken to safety by soldiers after she approached activists protesting against military rule in Bangkok May 24, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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