More than a Third of Thailand’s Appointed Senators Linked to Military, Police

“There is no denying that the Upper House will be a tool to extend the junta’s power,” said Piyabutr Saengkanokkul of the Future Forward Party, which opposes military rule.

More than a Third of Thailand’s Appointed Senators Linked to Military, Police

BANGKOK – More than a third of Thailand’s newly appointed senators have military or police backgrounds, an official document showed on Tuesday, a sign the upper house will probably vote to entrench army dominance of government five years after a military coup. The 250 senators, appointed by the junta and approved on Tuesday by King […]