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Groups escalate push to oust government

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  • Writer: Aekarach Sattaburuth & Penchan Charoensuthipan
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Three anti-government groups have decided to escalate their protest aimed at ousting Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, House Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont and Senate Speaker Nikom Wairatpanich. 

The intensified protest action was announced despite four coalition parties on Saturday agreeing not to push on with the controversial amnesty bill if the Senate votes to reject it on Monday.

In a joint statement, the Anti-Thaksin Coalition _ comprising civic groups in all 77 provinces, the People's Democratic Force to Overthrow Thaksinism and the Dhamma Army _ said the protest has been heightened from yesterday.

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