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Senators shoot down blanket amnesty bill

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Senators late last night rejected the blanket amnesty bill in a bid to defuse political and social tensions. 

Anti-amnesty bill demonstrators march from Asok intersection to converge with another protest group from the Silom area at the Royal Thai Police Headquarters near Ratchaprasong before heading to Ratchadamnoen Avenue. THITIWANNAMONTHA

After 12 hours of debate, the senators shot down the controversial bill by 140 votes to 0.

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