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Government invokes security law

Pitak Siam rally national security threat, PM says

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Tomorrow's Pitak Siam rally poses a threat to national security, which justifies the invocation of the Internal Security Act (ISA), Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said yesterday. 

Crowd control police officers rest in hammocks in the compound of Government House. They have been assigned to deal with tomorrow’s Pitak Siam rally. CHANAT KATANYU

Appearing on the TV pool in the evening, Ms Yingluck said intelligence reports indicated that the rally was aiming at toppling the democratically elected government in violation of the constitution.

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