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Supporters of embattled Thai opposition party hold big rally

BANGKOK (AP) — Several thousand supporters of a popular opposition party in Thailand that is under threat of dissolution rallied Saturday in the nation s capital in one of the largest political demonstrations since a 2014 coup. The crowd, which gathered mostly on an elevated walkway connecting malls and mass transit stations and spreading out to the streets below, heard the leader of the Future Forward Party, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkrit, make an impassioned speech urging them to stand up and fight for democracy. The party came from nowhere to finish third in this year s general election, the first poll since the military in 2014 staged a coup that...


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