nti-government protests occupied several of Bangkok main intersections Sunday, blocking traffic and turning parts of the capital’s roads into crowded and noisy pedestrian zones.
Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban planned to mobilize up to 1 million protesters Sunday to pressure caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her cabinet to resign en masse, and make way for an appointed people’s council.
Suthep will address the demonstration at 6 pm
(1100 GMT) to reveal his next move.
“Today we won’t take it anymore,” Taworn Senniam, a deputy leader of the so-called People’s Democratic Reform Committee, told a crowd of more than 5,000 whistle-blowing protesters at Asoke intersection.
Tens of thousands of protesters occupied key intersections in the capital, including Silom-Rama IV, Asoke-Sukhumvit, Ratchaprasong Avenue and Maboonkrong.
Thousands of women, including scores of transvestites, also marched on the Bangkok home of Yingluck, where they blew whistles, rattled hand-clappers, waved red-white-and-blue Thai flags and chanted “Yingluck Get Out,” and laid funeral garlands on her gate, witnesses said.
About 1,000 police were posted at her house to maintain order… see more
source: voice of russia