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Despite the dissolution of parliament and a promise of early elections, Thailand's opposition activists vow to continue their protests

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Anti-government protesters with Thai national flags march during a rally in Bangkok December 9, 2013.

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Anti-government protesters with Thai national flags ride their motorbikes as they rally on a main road in Bangkok December 9, 2013.

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A monk blesses anti-government protesters as they march under a footbridge where he is standing on during a rally in Bangkok December 9, 2013. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Monday she would dissolve parliament and hold an election "as soon as possible" after a wave of anti-government protests in Bangkok.

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A monk travels in a vehicle as he participates in an anti-government rally in Bangkok December 9, 2013.

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Anti-government protesters march during a rally in Bangkok, December 9, 2013.

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Anti-government protesters on motorcycles block morning traffic on a main road near an anti-government rally in Bangkok, December 9, 2013.

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Protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban walks with anti-government protesters during a rally in Bangkok December 9, 2013.

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Anti-government protesters participate in a rally in Bangkok December 9, 2013.

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A policeman on a footbridge watches anti-government protesters as they march underneath during a rally in Bangkok, December 9, 2013.

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An anti-government protester receives a head massage as tens of thousands gather at the Democracy Monument in central Bangkok December 8, 2013. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra proposed a referendum on her future on Sunday and promised to resign if that was what the people wanted, as anti-government protesters prepared for a final push to try to force her from power.

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