Pridi Bhanomyong

14 Oct 2009
Somsak Jeamtheerasakul, a Thammasat University lecturer in history, told a public forum that in order to get rid of the so-called ‘Amat’ regime (traditional elitist rule), it was necessary to change the constitutional clause on the royal prerogatives to conform to the principles of democracy.  This included two main points: the appointment of Privy Councillors and the succession, with the latter being changed after the 1991 coup.
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