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Thai protesters challenge monarchy with symbolic plaque

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In a challenge to the monarchy of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, protesters on Sunday cemented a plaque in the field next to the Grand Palace in Bangkok that declares Thailand belongs to the people and not to him.

Protests that have been growing in the Southeast Asian country since July have broken a long-standing taboo by criticising the monarchy as well as seeking to oust the government and bring in a new constitution and elections.

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