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Thailand: Protesters embrace anti-coup spirit on Bangkok streets01:19

Thailand: Protesters embrace anti-coup spirit on Bangkok streets

Thailand, Bangkok
May 24, 2014 at 09:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of protesters opposed to the military coup marched through the streets of Bangkok on Saturday. Wielding placards and pieces of paper reading "NO COUP," some of the protesters also rode through the streets on motorcycles as others squared off with police.

Beginning at the original assembly point of Major Ratchayothin, the protesters attempted to march to Victory Monument but police and the military blocked their path.

Thailand has experienced more coups than any other country in contemporary history since the Siamese Revolution of 1932, witnessing a total of 12 successful military coups in just 82 years.

Thailand: Protesters embrace anti-coup spirit on Bangkok streets01:19
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Hundreds of protesters opposed to the military coup marched through the streets of Bangkok on Saturday. Wielding placards and pieces of paper reading "NO COUP," some of the protesters also rode through the streets on motorcycles as others squared off with police.

Beginning at the original assembly point of Major Ratchayothin, the protesters attempted to march to Victory Monument but police and the military blocked their path.

Thailand has experienced more coups than any other country in contemporary history since the Siamese Revolution of 1932, witnessing a total of 12 successful military coups in just 82 years.

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