Anti-government protests continue in Bangkok as demonstrators gather outside an army barracks where Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has been holed up.
An anti-government protester wears amulets for protection as he and others march to the main gates of the 11th Infantry Regiment headquarters where the protest is taking place.
Protesters want Mr Abhisit to resign and call elections, but he has appeared on national television to say he cannot accede to their demands.
The protesters are mainly supporters of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was ousted in a military coup in 2006.
The protests have remained peaceful so far, but there is no sign that either side is willing to compromise.
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