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Al Jazeera 18 Oct 2020

Thailand: Protesters take to Bangkok streets despite warning

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Tens of thousands of Thai protesters have been out on the streets for a fourth day, despite police shutting down major roads and public transport in the capital.
A ban on public gatherings and a crackdown on Friday failed to stop protesters, who are demanding new elections and reforms to the monarchy.

Al Jazeera's Tony Cheng reports from Bangkok, Thailand.


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All stations of Bangkok's elevated Skytrain transit system were closed on Saturday afternoon to try to keep protesters from gathering but crowds met anyway and marched or took taxis to several rally points spread through the city

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