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Thailand protests: Protesters defy rally ban as PM Prayuth vows not to quit

BBC News Friday, 16 October 2020
Police use water canon as thousands of pro-democracy protesters rally in Bangkok for the second day.
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Thai police fire water cannon at Bangkok protesters 01:33

About 2,000 pro-democracy demonstrators defy state of emergency to call for prime minister’s resignation and monarchy reform.

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Prayut Chan-o-cha Prayut Chan-o-cha Thai politician, current Prime Minister of Thailand

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Bangkok Bangkok Capital of Thailand

Pro-democracy protesters rally again in Bangkok [Video]

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Defiant pro-democracy protesters rally in Bangkok [Video]

Defiant pro-democracy protesters rally in Bangkok

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School students lead third pro-democracy rally in a week in Bangkok [Video]

School students lead third pro-democracy rally in a week in Bangkok

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