Thai temple standoff, thousands refuse to leave

A tense standoff continues at a Buddhist temple outside the capital Bangkok. Police and soldiers have surrounded the complex demanding the former abbot turn himself in to face corruption charges.

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    A tense standoff continues at a Buddhist temple outside the capital Bangkok.

    Police and soldiers have surrounded the complex demanding the former abbot turn himself in to face corruption charges.

    It’s the biggest display of resistance since the military coup almost three years ago.

    Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports from Pathum Thani, Thailand.


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