Protesters rally across Thailand for more democracy

Thai pro-democracy protesters turned out in large numbers on Sunday in more than 20 provinces, undeterred by stern warnings from the authorities.Despite the arrest of key protest leaders over the past week, several thousands filled the area around Victory Monument in central Bangkok to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s government, as well as reforms to the power of the monarchy and a new constitution.Images from the scene showed protesters wearing helmets, goggles and raincoats standing in front of a makeshift barricade at the monument.Security forces did not try to …

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