Thai protesters continued their push to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, as police stood by and allowed them to swarm the prime minister’s compound. Yingluck has made it clear she will not accept the opposition’s demand to hand power to an unelected council.
Dec. 9, 2013 Anti-government protesters hold portraits of Thailand's King Bhumibol Aduyadej as they rally toward Government House in Bangkok. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved parliament and called a snap election, but anti-government protest leaders pressed ahead with mass demonstrations seeking to install an unelected body to run the country. Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters Buy Photo