Protesters Defiant In Siege Of Key Bangkok District

Protesters defiant in siege of key Bangkok district

Tens of thousands of protesters defied orders to leave the Thai capital's main shopping district on Sunday despite threats of mass arrests, upping the ante on the fourth week of a bold street rally to press for fresh elections.

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