14:47 GMT29 November 2020
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    Thailand has faced widespread demonstrations since the contested 2019 general election, with protesters calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, a former junta leader. Among other demands, they hope to see the constitution changed and the monarchy reformed.

    Sputnik is live from Bangkok as anti-government protests continue in Bangkok days after members of the Thai parliament voted on options for changing the constitution, with most of them opposed to a proposal demanded by protesters that would include changes to the role of the monarchy.

    The Wednesday vote came amid months of protests; demonstrators are demanding that the country's constitution be rewritten, that Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha resign, as well as reforms to King Maha Vajiralongkorn's monarchy. Such demonstrations have been met with counter-protests in support of the monarchy.

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