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More violence in Thai protests

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 - 00:42

Jan. 22 - Anti-government protests in Thailand escalate even as the Prime Minister imposes a 60 day state of emergency. Julie Noce reports

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Anti-government protesters continue to demonstrate in Bangkok on day one of a 60 day state of emergency. Despite the mandate, a group of protesters picked off the letters outside the police headquarters and cut a chain on the gate. Also Wednesday, a pro-government politician was injured in a drive by shooting in what officials say was a politically motivated incident. Anti-government protesters are calling for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down and for reforms in the electoral process. Protesters said they would boycott snap elections set for February 2 in which the Prime Minister is expected to win. Nine people have died since the violence began in November.

More violence in Thai protests

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 - 00:42

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