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Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters take to the streets in Thailand, defying a crackdown for a fourth day


Hundreds of Thai anti-government protesters demonstrated in Bangkok on Sunday, again defying a ban on protests against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and the powerful monarchy.

Demonstrations have persisted despite the arrest of dozens of protesters and their leaders, the use of water cannon and shutdowns on much of Bangkok’s metro rail system in a bid to quell over three months of street action.

Protesters moved quickly from point to point, posting different sites for possible demonstrations on social media.

“We will stay until it’s over or move to another location with other activists,” said Dee, 25, one of several dozen protesters at Asok, one of the busiest interchanges in Bangkok.

Pro-democracy protesters sit outside the Asok BTS skytrain station after it was closed ahead of a possible anti-government rally in Bangkok on 18 October.

Pro-democracy protesters sit outside the Asok…



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