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Protests resume in Bangkok

Anti-government protests have resumed in Thailand, with huge marches through the capital city, Bangkok. Protesters have called for political reform before elections, and the ousting of current prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The political crisis has lasted for several months, with no sign of breakthrough in the political deadlock.

Protests resume in Bangkok
Anti-government protesters take part in a large march through the city centre on March 29, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital in calling for political reform to take place before elections and the ouster of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing mounting pressure over resumed street protests and a corruption case being heard in the Thai courts. Thailand's latest round of political turmoil has lasted several months with no sign of a breakthrough. (Getty Images)
Protests resume in Bangkok
An anti-government protester carries a large replica whistle during a march through the city centre on March 29, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital in calling for political reform to take place before elections and the ouster of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing mounting pressure over resumed street protests and a corruption case being heard in the Thai courts. Thailand's latest round of political turmoil has lasted several months with no sign of a breakthrough. (Getty Images)
Protests resume in Bangkok
An anti-government protester poses for a photo while taking part in a large march through the city centre on March 29, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital in calling for political reform to take place before elections and the ouster of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing mounting pressure over resumed street protests and a corruption case being heard in the Thai courts. Thailand's latest round of political turmoil has lasted several months with no sign of a breakthrough. (Getty Images)
Protests resume in Bangkok
Police officers in riot gear stand guard at Government House after anti-government protesters occupy its grounds during a rally on March 29, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital in calling for political reform to take place before elections and the ouster of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing mounting pressure over resumed street protests and a corruption case being heard in the Thai courts. Thailand's latest round of political turmoil has lasted several months with no sign of a breakthrough. (Getty Images)
Protests resume in Bangkok
Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban (C) leads a large rally through the city centre on March 29, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital in calling for political reform to take place before elections and the ouster of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing mounting pressure over resumed street protests and a corruption case being heard in the Thai courts. Thailand's current turmoil has lasted for several months with no sign of a breakthrough in the political deadlock. (Getty Images)
Protests resume in Bangkok
Anti-government protesters shout slogans while taking part in a large march through the city centre on March 29, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital in calling for political reform to take place before elections and the ouster of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing mounting pressure over resumed street protests and a corruption case being heard in the Thai courts. Thailand's latest round of political turmoil has lasted several months with no sign of a breakthrough. (Getty Images)
Protests resume in Bangkok
Anti-government protesters take part in a large march through the city centre on March 29, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital in calling for political reform to take place before elections and the ouster of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing mounting pressure over resumed street protests and a corruption case being heard in the Thai courts. Thailand's latest round of political turmoil has lasted several months with no sign of a breakthrough. (Getty Images)
Protests resume in Bangkok
An anti-government protester holds up a placard during a large march through the city centre on March 29, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital in calling for political reform to take place before elections and the ouster of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing mounting pressure over resumed street protests and a corruption case being heard in the Thai courts. Thailand's current turmoil has lasted for several months with no sign of a breakthrough in the political deadlock. (Getty Images)
Protests resume in Bangkok
Anti-government protesters take part in a large march through the city centre on March 29, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital in calling for political reform to take place before elections and the ouster of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing mounting pressure over resumed street protests and a corruption case being heard in the Thai courts. Thailand's current turmoil has lasted for several months with no sign of a breakthrough in the political deadlock. (Getty Images)
Protests resume in Bangkok
Anti-government protesters take part in a large march through the city centre on March 29, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital in calling for political reform to take place before elections and the ouster of caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who is facing mounting pressure over resumed street protests and a corruption case being heard in the Thai courts. Thailand's current political crisis has lasted for several months with no sign of a breakthrough in the political deadlock. (Getty Images)