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RT published this video item, entitled “Bangkok police clash with anti-govt protesters near King’s Palace” – below is their description.
Nearly 1,000 anti-govt protesters clash with law enforcement officers near King’s Palace in Bangkok
The police are a constituted body of persons empowered by a state, with the aim to enforce the law, to ensure the safety, health and possessions of citizens, and to prevent crime and civil disorder. Their lawful powers include arrest and the use of force legitimized by the state via the monopoly on violence.