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Anti-government protesters in Bangkok have defied army orders to leave their fortified camp in the heart of the Thai capital.

While some protesters have taken shelter in a temple inside the protest zone, thousands of others are living under a the threat of a military crackdown.

Street battles are happening daily and at least 37 people have died since violence broke out on Thursday.

Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley reports from Bangkok.

Source: Al Jazeera