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The caretaker government has banned gatherings of five or more people deemed to be trying to incite unrest as part of its measures to "quickly put to an end" to the emergency situation. 

People take photos of protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban as he leads a march along Sukhumvit Road on Thursday, Jan 23, 2014. The caretaker government has announced a ban on public gatherings of five or more people who might incite unrest. (Photo by Seksan Rijjanametakun)

The announcement, signed by caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and released on Thursday, also urged the media not to publish any information that could cause misunderstanding and affecting national security.

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