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The push to shutdown Bangkok

Updated 2:55 AM ET, Mon January 13, 2014
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Thai anti-government protesters wave national flags as they march through the streets of Bangkok in a move to "shut down" the city on January 13, 2014. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images
The protests in central Bangkok have so far remained relatively peaceful. Kocha Olarn/CNN
Thai anti-government protesters shout and cheer during a rally at the Democracy Monument in Bangkok on Sunday, January 12, 2014. AP Photo/Wason Wanichakor
An anti-government protester moves a barricade across a major intersection in central Bangkok as part of their efforts to force the resignation of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images
Anti-government protesters fill sandbags as they make barricades during a Bangkok rally on January 13, 2014. PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images
A volunteer security guard stands at one of the anti-government People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) intersections that was shut down in early evening, blocking a major shopping district on January 12, 2014. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images
The People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) protesters demonstrate at the democracy monument on January 12, 2014, in Bangkok, Thailand. Paula Bronstein/Getty Image
Sandbags block a street outside the Government House in Bangkok on January 12, 2014. NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images
Thai anti-government protesters set up a spot with shade on a street outside the Government house in Bangkok on January 12, 2014.
Anti-government protesters begin to occupy major intersections that were shut early Sunday evening in a major shopping district on January 12, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images