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Occupy Bangkok: Protesters Shut Down the Wall Street of Thailand | Truthdig

An estimated 100,000 protesters shut down Bangkok’s commercial district Monday.

It’s where the deals are done and the wealthy of Thai society live.

Bangkok is a notoriously difficult city to negotiate, and that’s without the masses blocking off already-choked traffic lanes.

One faction of demonstrators has, according to The New York Times, given the prime minister until Wednesday to leave office and is calling for radical, anti-democratic change.

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