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Thai junta orders pro-democracy protesters charged

Prime Minister Prayuth says he needs time to announce long-delayed general election

Demonstrators protest against Thailand's military government for delaying the general election, in Bangkok on Jan. 27. (Photo by Takaki Kashiwabara)

BANGKOK -- Thailand's military junta filed police complaints on Tuesday against seven pro-democracy activists who took part in a gathering on Saturday in central Bangkok and campaigned for the government to hold a general election in November this year as promised.

Based on the complaints, the police will summon the activists.

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