Thai protesters hope vote for Senate will tee up PM's impeachment




 
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Thai protesters hope vote for Senate will tee up PM's impeachment
 
March 25th, 2014  
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Thai protesters hope vote for Senate will tee up PM's impeachment
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters marched in Bangkok on Tuesday to drum up support for a rally at the weekend, just before Thailand holds elections for the Senate, which will play a central role in their aim of removing Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The demonstrators led by Suthep Thaugsuban disrupted a general election for the lower house in February, which was annulled by the Constitutional Court on Friday, but they have no problem with Sunday's vote for the upper house. "We will not block Sunday's Senate election, because we need to reform the executive and legislative branches and the Senate is key to our reform plans," Wittaya Kaewparadai, a protest leader, told Reuters.




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