Thai protesters defy state of emergency  
 
Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thailand's prime minister, has declared a state of emergency in Bangkok amid widespread protests against the government.
 
The authorities have sent tanks onto the streets amid anger against Abhisit, whose coalition government came to power four months ago under what protesters say was an underand deal with  the army.
 
Al Jazeera's Dan Nolan has more.
 
 

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