Shutdown protest in Bangkok ratchets up risk of violence and coup, ICG warns

By Thin Lei Win | Tue, 14 Jan 2014 07:00 AM

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As protesters trying to topple Thailand’s government and derail Feb. 2 elections continue day two of blockades at major intersections in the capital Bangkok, the prospect of “widespread political violence” is rising and scope for peaceful resolution narrowing, the International Crisis Group warned.

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