Anti-government protesters march though central Bangkok. Protesters trying to topple Thailand’s government moved to tighten the blockade around ministries and other state bodies on Tuesday and a hardline faction threatened to storm the stock exchange, while major intersections in the capital Bangkok remained blocked.
An anti-government protester stands on Victory Monument as thousands of demonstrators gather for a rally in Bangkok, Thailand. Protesters took over key intersections in the capital on Monday, halting much of the traffic into Bangkok’s central business district as part of a campaign to thwart elections and overthrow the prime minister.
Anti-government protesters fill the main roads from the Government Complex to Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday
A protester gives roses to Thai policewomen outside city police headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand. Anti-government protesters swarmed into the Thai prime minister’s office compound Tuesday as police stood by and watched, allowing them to claim a symbolic victory after three days of bitter clashes
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A Thai anti-government protester throws a tear gas canister back to the police during a rally outside Government House in Bangkok, Thailand.
A soldier wears glasses given to him by one of the anti-government protesters who broke into the compound of the Royal Thai army headquarters in Bangkok
An anti-government protester cries as she joins others outside the defence ministry in central Bangkok, Thailand.
An anti-government protester waves a Thai national flag next to a portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok, Thailand
Thai anti-government protesters shout slogans during a rally occupying the finance ministry in Bangkok. Tens of thousands of protesters took over four more ministries: agriculture and co-operative, tourism and sports, transport, and interior. The protesters aim to paralyse the government of Yingluck Shinawatra.
A protester blows a whistle as she joins an anti-government rally at the Democracy Monument in Bangkok, Thailand. Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand’s prime minister, called for an end to the protests against a proposed political amnesty bill, which she believes could solve Thailand’s longstanding divisions
A protester against a controversial amnesty bill wears a plastic bag over her head in front of police barricades near the government and parliament buildings in central Bangkok on Friday
A protester waves a Thai national flag atop a truck at the Democracy Monument in central Bangkok on Monday. Thousands of people took to the streets of the Thai capital to continue a mass protest after lawmakers approved a draft political amnesty bill.
Thai children play in floodwaters outside a buddhist temple in Pathum thani province, north of Bangkok, on Wednesday. The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department reported that 27 provinces in Thailand are still flooded and 31 people have died because of the flood.
An anti-government protester clashes with riot police officers outside the parliament in Bangkok. Thailand’s parliament was due to debate a political amnesty bill on Wednesday as anti-government protesters marched to try to get it scrapped, saying it could let ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra return from exile without having to serve a jail sentence.
Riot police stand guard behind a barricade outside Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday, ahead of a rally against the government’s proposed national reconciliation bill that, critics say, could whitewash crimes committed by exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, according to local media