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Anti-government protesters wave a banner and Thai national flags as they rally outside the Government complex in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. (Wason Wanichakorn/AP)
Anti-government protesters wave a banner and Thai national flags as they rally outside the Government complex in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. (Wason Wanichakorn/AP)
Suthep Thaugsuban, a former deputy premier leading the protest, waves to his supporters during an anti-government march to the government complex in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. (Wason Wanichakorn/AP)
Suthep Thaugsuban, a former deputy premier leading the protest, waves to his supporters during an anti-government march to the government complex in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. (Wason Wanichakorn/AP)

In Thailand, protesters are out on the streets of Bangkok for the fourth day, vowing to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Earlier today, the protesters forced the evacuation of the government's top crime agency. And earlier this week, they targeted the foreign, finance and interior ministries.

The BBC's Jonathan Head joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson from Bangkok to discuss who the protesters are, what their goals are and how the situation is developing.

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  • Jonathan Head, Southeast Asia correspondent for the BBC. He tweets @pakhead.

This segment aired on November 27, 2013.

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