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    Thailand's Yingluck calls for peaceful polls

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has urged protesters to allow polling to go ahead during Sunday's controversial general election. Violence broke out during advanced voting last week after anti-government protesters blocked access to polling centres. And Suthep Thaugsuban, a former deputy prime minister, called for a boycott of the election. Shinawatra called a snap election after protesters demanded she resign. But the majority of Thai people support the government and the ruling Pheu Thai party. Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Bangkok.