Amnesty for coup makers in interim charter

HM the King on Tuesday granted an audience to Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha, the leader of the junta’ s National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), and endorsed the interim constitution, presented by the NCPO leader, according to Thailand’s Public Relations Department. 
The interim charter’s Article 48 grants an amnesty for the coup makers and their subordinates. 
Today (Tuesday) is the two-month anniversary of the military coup. 



Since 2007, Prachatai English has been covering underreported issues in Thailand, especially about democratization and human rights, despite the risk and pressure from the law and the authorities. However, with only 2 full-time reporters and increasing annual operating costs, keeping our work going is a challenge. Your support will ensure we stay a professional media source and be able to expand our team to meet the challenges and deliver timely and in-depth reporting.

• Simple steps to support Prachatai English

1. Bank transfer to account “โครงการหนังสือพิมพ์อินเทอร์เน็ต ประชาไท” or “Prachatai Online Newspaper” 091-0-21689-4, Krungthai Bank

2. Or, Transfer money via Paypal, to e-mail address:, please leave a comment on the transaction as “For Prachatai English”