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To anyone familiar with Thailand, what’s happening is breathtaking

It's a recurring scene in politics through the last century and into the 21st – masses of demonstrators turning out to tear down a president or a prime minister.

But mass protests against a king or queen seemed to be a relic, a very 20th-century thing.

  • Peter Hartcher
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

Until now. Growing numbers of Thais last month started taking to the streets to protest against not only their prime minister but also against their king.

The case against a prime minister who seized power in a military coup seems pretty conventional.

But a king?

Why are tens…

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