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Respect democracy, avoid violence, say scholars

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An alliance of senior scholars and activists has emerged to press for an election as well as reforms, saying the country is at risk of civil war. 

Ten civil society organisations and 70 individuals from different backgrounds outlined their concerns about the political impasse at a news conference on Friday at Thammasat University.

The group, which calls itself "Two Yes, Two No", opposes a coup and violence and supports abiding by the constitution, electoral rights and reform according to democratic means.

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