Pro-government supporters with coloured umbrellas in Bangkok
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Thailand: Protesters rally in Bangkok to support PM

5 April 2014 Last updated at 20:16 BST

Thousands of people have gathered on the outskirts of Bangkok for a two-day rally in support of Thailand's caretaker prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra.

The protesters want to show their support at a time when a series of legal challenges threaten to bring down her government.

Jonathan Head reports from Bangkok.