Off the streets, the political and legal trench warfare over who can and who cannot rule Thailand continues. Although Pheu Thai won an election on February 2nd by a landslide, Ms Yingluck cannot form a government.
Thailand's Protests: Last Gatekeepers
February 18, 2014

Via The Economist:

A HANDWRITTEN piece of paper affixed to one of the entrance gates of Government House reads: “Get out (of) this land”. There, sandbags and a barricade of rubber tyres fortified with razor wire protect the young men who, bucketful by bucketful, are raising a cement wall. They are sealing off the office of the prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, so that she cannot return “in this life or the next”. The arrival of food, energy drinks and more cement bags suggests that they are serious. No one will rule Thailand from here, or from anywhere else for that matter, at least for a while.

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