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The United States embassy is urging all American citizens in Thailand to stock food, water and cash and other essential supplies to prepare for the anti-government protests on Monday. 

The advisory, posted on the embassy's website, noted that while protests have been generally peaceful over the last two months, some have resulted in injuries and deaths.

It warned that even demonstrations that are meant to be peaceful can turn confrontational, and can escalate into violence without warning.

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