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A man paints a damaged police vehicle in the colours of the national flag. Photo by Apichart Jinakul.

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Riot police help fellow officers after a hand grenade is thrown at them during the Phan Fah Bridge clash between protesters and riot police. Pol Snr Sgt Maj Thiradet Lekphu attempted to kick the grenade away from police lines but the missile exploded, injuring several officers. Photo by Pattarachai Prechapanich.

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Medics rush to help an injured policeman during the clash between anti-government protesters and riot police at Phan Fah Bridge. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha.

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Rice farmers demanding money owed to them under the rice-pledging scheme break through barbed wire at the Office of the Permanent Secretary for Defence. Photo by Chanat Katanyu.

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Rice farmers rally to support the government at the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives, as the caretaker administration seeks for ways to pay farmers owed money under the rice-pledging scheme. Photo by Apichit Jinakul.

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Around 2,000 rice growers in a convoy of 500 e-taen farm vehicles head for Bangkok to join fellow farmers protesting to demand government pay them for pledged rice. Photo by Thanarak Khoonton.

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Demonstrators light candles and lay flowers in mourning for victims of the clash between police and protesters near Phan Fah Bridge. Five people were killed and 71 others injured in the clash. Photo by Patipat Janthong.

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Anti-government protesters demonstrate outside the Office of the Permanent Secretary for Defence, which caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been using as a temporary base. Photo by Patipat Janthong.

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A man wearing nothing but underwear confronts riot police during the conflict between protesters and officers at Phan Fah Bridge. Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill.

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A policeman fires a weapon during violent clashes with anti-government protesters at Phan Fah Bridge. Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill.

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Anti-government protesters sit and pray as riot police confront them in the operation to retake the Dhamma Army protest site at Phan Fah Bridge. Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill.

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Riot police stand in line as protesters from the Dhamma Army try to stop them reclaiming the anti-government rally site at Phan Fah Bridge. Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill.

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Images from around the kingdom, captured by Post Photographers over the past seven days.

  • Published: 21 Feb 2014
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