Thai Protest Leader Renews Government Ouster Call

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The leader of Thailand’s anti-government movement is pushing for the appointment of an “un-elected” prime minister. He says the interim prime minister is not legitimate.

Meantime, Thailand’s anti-government protests continue moving to a new site. For the past three months, demonstrators have been living in Lum-pini Park and their rapid departure has exposed widespread damage to the environment.

Tony Cheng reports.

Thai Protest Leader Renews Government Ouster Call

Thai Protest Leader Renews Government Ouster Call

The leader of Thailand's anti-government movement is pushing for the appointment of an "un-elected" prime minister. He says the interim prime minister is not legitimate. Meantime, Thailand's anti-government protests continue moving to a new site. For the past three months, demonstrators have been living in Lum-pini Park and their rapid departure has exposed widespread damage to the environment. Tony Cheng reports.
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The protesters have moved, but the issues in Thailand are not budging. Joining us to discuss the political turmoil is Gregory Poling. He’s a fellow in Southeast Asia Studies and the Pacific Partners Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Gregory Poling on Thailand's Anti-government Movement

Gregory Poling on Thailand's Anti-government Movement

The protesters have moved, but the issues in Thailand are not budging. Joining us to discuss the political turmoil is Gregory Poling. He's a fellow in Southeast Asia Studies and the Pacific Partners Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Download Video