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Bangkok protesters march to collect donations for farmers

BANGKOK, Feb 7 – Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban led his supporters marching across the capital’s business district today to collect donations for protesting farmers suffering from overdue payments for the rice they have sold under the government’s rice pledging scheme.

Today is Mr Suthep’s first march to pressure the caretaker government of Yingluck Shinawatra to resign and press ahead with national reform after arrest warrants were issued for him and other leading protesters for violating the state of emergency.

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