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Thailand pro-democracy movement gains momentum

The largest protest to date calls for a change of government, new elections and monarchy reform.

For two months, students have been peacefully protesting in Thailand as they call for a change of government, new elections, and – a sensitive topic – monarchy reform.

And on Saturday, they held their largest protest to date, thanks to a new ally of a well-established pro-democracy movement.

Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Bangkok, Thailand.