Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha

11 Jun 2021
ARTICLE 19 calls for an end to the use of defamation law against crtics of the Prime Minister and for the Thai government to decriminalise defamation. 
4 Dec 2020
After the Constitutional Court ruled that Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has not violated the constitution by living in army housing, a protest expressed frustration with the decision.
2 Dec 2020
On 2 December, the Constitutional Court ruled that the occupation of an army house by the former Royal Thai Army commander and now Prime Minister does not constitute a conflict of interest.
18 Sep 2020
Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has given a speech on nationwide TV discouraging people from joining protests in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and worsening the economy. In one week, the Thai government has launched several economic relief measures.
26 Jul 2020
Left to right: Suvit Maesincee, Sontirat Sontijirawong, Uttama Savanayana, Kobsak Pootrakool. (Source: Thai News Agency)
8 Jul 2020
Signs of a cabinet reshuffle show an attempt by the establishment to solve disputes within the government coalition. Facing a crisis of legitimacy, they also want to buy time.
26 Mar 2020
The national budget bill for 2020 shows that government will spend 29.728 billion baht on monarchy, amounting to 0.93% of the total budget.
12 Mar 2020
The big student protests in Thailand have seen the rise of the hashtag “boycott 7-eleven on Wednesdays.” Twitter users say that Charoen Pokphand (CP), owner of Thai 7-eleven shops, belong to the pro-junta oligarchs and are the perpetrators of many bad things.
29 Sep 2019
Stephff's cartoon on the auspicious occasion when Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha paid a visit to New York on 21-27 September to attend the UN General Assembly 2019. 
24 Jul 2019
The new Thai government’s policy statement fails to provide a pathway for restoring respect for human rights after five years of military rule, Human Rights Watch said. 

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