Thailand: Protesters occupy Gov’t House as Constitutional crisis deepens

19 May 2014
Thai anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban -  AFP
Thai anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban (centre) talks during a press conference inside Government House in Bangkok on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
<p>From ornate staterooms once used to host dignitaries including US President Barack Obama, Thailand’s opposition protesters are plotting the appointment of an unelected premier in a move government supporters warn could spark civil war.&nbsp;Six months after they launched their campaign, triggering violence that has left 25 dead and hundreds wounded on both sides, demonstrators believe they have one foot inside the seat of power – and the other rooted in the street.</p><div>[toc hidden:1]</div>
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