"Everyone must help me," he said, before adding: "Do not criticize, do not create new problems. It's no use."
The warning came as an aide to former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said she had been released Monday from military custody. Yingluck, who was forced from power by a controversial court ruling earlier this month, had been held at an undisclosed location without a telephone since Friday. Video and full story
Caption: Anti-coup protesters hold placards during a gathering at the Victory Monument in Bangkok on Sunday. (AFP/Getty Images)