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Ratchaprasong rally begins slowly

Anti-government protesters start occupying Ratchaprasong intersection for another rally against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Sunday. (Photo by Varuth Hirunyatheb)

Roads around Ratchaprasong intersection were being closed on Sunday for a rally called by a group of anti-government allies after Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha refused to step down.

At least 1,000 anti-government protesters were occupying Ratchadamri Road outside the CentralWorld shopping complex at about 4pm for a demonstration to pressure Gen Prayut to cede power.

They gathered in shopping malls around the area to wait for the rally to begin.

The rally is the first since the prime minister ignored the deadline of 10pm on Saturday imposed by the protesters. Another major rally will be held at Samyan intersection on Monday. They warned…

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