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Thai Protest Leader Rejects Emergency Decree

Thailand's anti-government protest leader has criticized a recently declared state of emergency in Bangkok and vowed to shut down "every government agency" by the end of the week. Suthep Thaugsuban has led 10 consecutive days of protests in the capital, attempting to overthrow what he views as a corrupt government and replace it with an unelected people's council. In response, the government declared a 60-day state of emergency, which began on Wednesday. Though...

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