THE MILITARY junta has failed to prepare the country to cope with the era of technological disruption, as it wasted its time mostly consolidating and perpetuating power and trying to weaken opponents, said prominent politician Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan.
THE LAWYER of politician Suthep Thaugsuban yesterday applied to register a new party under the name Ruam Palang Prachachat Thai with the Election Commission (EC) and firmly denied that Suthep was a party executive.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for Thai authorities to immediately drop all charges and unconditionally release 14 pro-democracy activists who peacefully expressed their opposition to military rule.
Amnesty International on Tuesday demanded that the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) fulfil its promise to lift restrictions on political activities â in place since the 2014 coup â and remove them by the end of June.
AUTHORITIES HAVE tightened security in the capital and Northeast provinces today as pro-election activists gather to march to Government House with an ultimatum to hold a general election by late this year, not next year as the junta plans.