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Protesters storm key ministries PM imposes ISA in city, parts of nearby provinces
Published: 26 Nov 2013 at 00.00
Newspaper section: News
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has imposed the Internal Security Act (ISA) across the capital and in nearby areas after protesters stormed key ministries in a bid to topple the government.
Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has now called on demonstrators to seize state offices nationwide, including provincial halls and district offices, after protesters on Monday stormed the Finance Ministry, the Budget Bureau, the Foreign Ministry and the Public Relations Department (PRD).
The move, which Mr Suthep described as a “peaceful people’s revolution”, has dramatically raised political tensions.
In a televised address last night, Ms declared the imposition of the ISA in all districts of Bangkok and Nonthaburi, Bang Phli district of Samut Prakan and in Lat Lum Kaeo district of…