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PM backs 'peaceful' red shirt rally

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday downplayed a red shirt protest outside the Constitution Court, saying those involved had the right to demonstrate as long as they did so within the law. 

Her comment came amid criticism that the protesting red shirts, who have been camped outside the court since Monday, were intimidating the nine judges.

Their leaders reportedly urged red shirt supporters to "capture" the court's judges if they see them. The call, which has drawn widespread condemnation, was made in response to the court's move on Friday to file a complaint with Crime Suppression Division police against four of the leaders that they were defaming the judges and inciting unrest.

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