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Thai coup: Protests begin in Bangkok

23 May 2014 Last updated at 11:34 BST

A day after staging a military coup in Thailand, the country's army chief has moved swiftly to strengthen his grip on power.

The army has banned 155 people, including some politicians, from leaving the country.

On Thursday the military suspended the constitution, banned gatherings and detained politicians, saying order was needed after months of turmoil.

But on the streets of Bangkok protests have broken out, as Jonah Fisher reports.

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