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Anti-government protesters cheer as they listen to a leader's speech at a Defence Ministry compound in north Bangkok, which is serving as a temporary office for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Anti-government protesters cheer as they listen to a leader's speech at a Defence Ministry compound in north Bangkok, which is serving as a temporary office for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Anti-government protesters cheer as they listen to a leader's speech at a Defence Ministry compound in north Bangkok, which is serving as a temporary office for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A farmer reacts as she takes part in a rally demanding the Yingluck administration resolve delays in payment, at the Commerce Ministry in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

A farmer reacts as she takes part in a rally demanding the Yingluck administration resolve delays in payment, at the Commerce Ministry in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

A farmer reacts as she takes part in a rally demanding the Yingluck administration resolve delays in payment, at the Commerce Ministry in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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Anti-government protesters scan the area as they gather at a Defence Ministry compound, which is serving as a temporary office for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in north Bangkok February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Anti-government protesters scan the area as they gather at a Defence Ministry compound, which is serving as a temporary office for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in north Bangkok February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Anti-government protesters scan the area as they gather at a Defence Ministry compound, which is serving as a temporary office for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in north Bangkok February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Farmers take part in a rally demanding the Yingluck administration resolve delays in payment, at the Commerce Ministry in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Farmers take part in a rally demanding the Yingluck administration resolve delays in payment, at the Commerce Ministry in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Farmers take part in a rally demanding the Yingluck administration resolve delays in payment, at the Commerce Ministry in Nonthaburi province, on the outskirts of Bangkok February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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Soldiers secure the entrance of the room where anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban is speaking with officers, at a Defence Ministry compound which is serving as a temporary office for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in north Bangkok February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers secure the entrance of the room where anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban is speaking with officers, at a Defence Ministry compound which is serving as a temporary office for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in north Bangkok...more

Soldiers secure the entrance of the room where anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban is speaking with officers, at a Defence Ministry compound which is serving as a temporary office for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, in north Bangkok February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Security personnel and staff of anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban stand by as he addresses his supporters at a Defence Ministry compound in north Bangkok, which is serving as a temporary office for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Security personnel and staff of anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban stand by as he addresses his supporters at a Defence Ministry compound in north Bangkok, which is serving as a temporary office for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck...more

Security personnel and staff of anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban stand by as he addresses his supporters at a Defence Ministry compound in north Bangkok, which is serving as a temporary office for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Soldiers stand guard as anti-government protesters gather at a Defence Ministry compound in north Bangkok, which is serving as a temporary office for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers stand guard as anti-government protesters gather at a Defence Ministry compound in north Bangkok, which is serving as a temporary office for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers stand guard as anti-government protesters gather at a Defence Ministry compound in north Bangkok, which is serving as a temporary office for Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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