Thousands of demonstrators defied police warnings and occupied a historic field in Thailand’s capital Bangkok on Saturday to support the demands of a student-led protest movement for new elections and reform of the monarchy.Organisers predicted that as many as 50,000 people would take part in the two-day protest in an area of Bangkok historically associated with political protests. A march is planned for Sunday.The early arrivals at Sanam Luang, a large field that has hosted major political…


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