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Thai protesters hold candlelight vigil to mark Siamese Revolution anniversary

Protesters stage a candlelight vigil to commemorate the 89th anniversary of the Siamese Revolution, an uprising that transformed Thailand from absolutism to a constitutional monarchy. Thailand has seen a near-daily anti-government protest last year, calling for the prime minister to resign, a rewrite of the constitution, and a reform of the monarchy - a topic considered a grave taboo in Thai society.

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