Thailand anti-government protest

Updated 3:39 AM ET, Tue December 10, 2013
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Demonstrators march towards government buildings in Bangkok on December 9 even after Thailand's PM, Yingluck Shinawatra, called a snap election in attempts to defuse the kingdom's political crisis. PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images
Thai riot police stand guard during a demonstration in Bangkok on December 10. PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images
Protesters use a bulldozzer to clear a police barricade blocking an access road leading to Government House during a large anti-government rally on December 9. Rufus Cox/Getty Images
Anti-government protesters celebrate after removing concrete barricades outside the Government House in Bangkok on December 9. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images
A demonstrator wearing a gas mask looks on outside a government building in Bangkok on December 9. PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images
Rescuers treat a Thai anti-government protester after he fainted from exhaustion during a rally outside Government House in Bangkok on December 9. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images
An anti-government protester raises his fist after entering the compound of Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, on Tuesday, December 3. Police removed barricades and allowed demonstrators to enter the government compound as well as the metropolitan police office as part of a truce between protesters and the Thai government for the next few days. Wason Wanichakorn/AP
A protester celebrates after opening the gate of Government House on December 3. Wason Wanichakorn/AP
Protesters receive flowers from police officers on December 3. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images
A police officer wears flowers offered by protesters in his bulletproof vest in Bangkok on December 3. Manish Swarup/AP
Protesters celebrate on December 3 after news that the government backed down. BARBARA WALTON/EPA/LANDOV
A protester throws a stone at police Monday, December 2, during a rally outside government headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images
A protester aims a slingshot at riot police December 2 in Bangkok. Vincent Thian/AP
Riot police use tear gas and water cannons as protesters try to occupy the government headquarters, known as Government House, on December 2. Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images
An anti-government protester walks past a police vehicle with the word "peace" painted where "police" used to be. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images
Protesters remove part of a barricade as they attempt to occupy the Government House on Sunday, December 1. Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images
A protester throws back a tear gas canister fired by police on December 1. Wason Wanichakorn/AP
Police officers form a line inside police headquarters on December 1. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images
A protester uses a megaphone to talk to police over a barricade December 1. NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images
An injured protester is carried on December 1. Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images
Anti-government protesters run for cover December 1 as police use tear gas and water cannons. NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images
Protesters wash a woman's eyes December 1 after tear gas had been fired in the streets. Piti A Sahakorn/LightRocket via Getty Images