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Clash of wills in the South

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When the government twice failed to respond to demands to shore up plummeting crop prices in early August, rubber farmers in Nakhon Si Thammarat began their lengthy blockade of Highway No. 41. 

Protesters stay put at Khuan Nong Hong intersection in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Cha-uat district. Southern Democrat MPs, including Nipit Intarasombat (with hat), met them on Wednesday.

The blockades resulted in scores of protesters being injured after police tried to clear them from the road.

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