Thailand Declares State Of Emergency Amid Anti-Government Protests

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Thailand declared a state of extreme emergency in Bangkok yesterday morning in response to another day of massive anti-government protests, tens of thousands of protesters gathered at the Capitol Anyway holding up the three finger. Salute they've co-opted from the hunger games series. Protests, have gone on for months now with activists demanding to reform the monarchy and parliament. But this week's protests are the first to be held Thailand's King and Queen or in the country they're usually abroad. Honestly, if I were king or Queen I, would also usually be abroad. Since, he emergency decree was issued. Riot police have been breaking up peaceful protests arrested at least twenty student leaders. The declaration also banned gatherings of more than five people and any news publications or online messages that quote harm national security.

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