Police will be deployed across Thailand on Sunday for an election seen as a crucial test of the country's fragile democracy, with opposition protesters threatening to lay siege to polling stations.
Thailand's military government says it wants to hold elections early next year, after the generals cemented their control over the state and its institutions. Some observers say the "Thai people's patience has run out."
After four years in power, the military junta that initially promised a general election in 2015 but postponed it several times, is keeping Thais guessing as to when or whether they'll be able to elect a new government.
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Around 400 protesters have rallied in the Thai capital to call on the government to restore democracy and hold elections. The junta still hasn't fulfilled its pledge to organize polls after seizing power four years ago.
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