Rights Groups Concerned about Thailand’s New Military Powers

Rights Groups Concerned about Thailand’s New Military Powers

. BANGKOK – Human Rights Activists have expressed concerns of potential abuse under a new law,Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha enacted this week, that broadens the powers of the military to include policing crime. The new orders, issued this week, allow military personnel acting as crime suppression officers to conduct searches, seize assets, suspend financial transactions […]