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The Thai Journalists Association on Saturday issued a statement calling for the army to stop threatening the media. 

The TJA was responding after two days of rallies by soldiers upset with criticism by ASTV Manager of Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha. The army chief on Saturday ordered soldiers to stop the protests at the media group's headquarters.

The TJA said threats against the media could prevent the public from obtaining facts.

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