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Turbulent Thailand

Thailand protesters seek to submit letters to king

Key organizer calls for Sunday rally to directly communicate with country’s monarch

 Anti-government demonstrators flash a three-finger salute at Bangkok's Democracy Monument during a protest on the 47th anniversary of Thailand's 1973 student uprising on Oct. 14.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- A group organizing Thailand's pro-democracy protests has called on supporters to write letters to King Maha Vajiralongkorn after announcing plans for a massive rally on Sunday.

A banner on the People website posted at noon on Thursday heralded what was described as "the biggest march ever" set for Sunday afternoon. People is among several leading anti-government groups including Free Youth, Free People and the United Front of Thammasat and Demonstration demanding reform of the monarchy.

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