Time for Trusting Thailand’s Ruling Junta Coming to an End

The attempts to stack the legislature came to fruition in the last week when Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan was given free rein to pick all 250 members of the senate – the same body that will combine with the lower house to elect a prime minister after elections.

Time for Trusting Thailand’s Ruling Junta Coming to an End

BANGKOK – By the time the Junta holds elections on March 24, Thailand will have spent 1,767 days under military rule. During that time, dissent has been suppressed, freedom of expression has eroded, the press has been attacked publicly and privately by the government and the population will not have had a single say in […]