Thai army holds former leaders

Protest dispersed in Bangkok, but unrest in nation meager

Posted: May 24, 2014 at 3:27 a.m.

A Thai soldier escorts a protester away from a demonstration site Friday in Bangkok as large gatherings were under a ban by the military government.

Ousted members of Thailand’s former government surrendered to the new military junta Friday, and soldiers forcefully dispersed hundreds of anti-coup activists who defied a ban on large-scale gatherings to protest the army’s seizure of power.

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