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Turbulent Thailand

Thailand protesters call on prime minister to resign in three days

Prayuth promises to lift emergency rule if situation calms, students hold firm

BANGKOK -- Thousands of protesters began to disperse from the seat of Thailand's government Wednesday night after delivering a draft resignation letter for Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to sign within three days.

The letter's preamble invited him to admit to a raft of alleged transgressions ranging from vote-buying to forcing "a bandit constitution."

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