More than 200 people marched in Thailand’s capital on Sunday to protest military rule on the second anniversary of the coup that toppled the country’s elected government.

The march in Bangkok was one of the biggest anti-junta protests since the takeover and was treated with unusual tolerance by the authorities, who usually take a heavy-handed approach to dissent, both on the streets and online.

The protest was spearheaded by a small group of students who have been involved in a string of spirited smaller demonstrations that represent the most significant public opposition to military rule.

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