News

Thailand proposed elections four times, but in February attract the Thais go to the polls

e9e0280e88a97af888b546ef3128fe84 - Thailand proposed elections four times, but in February attract the Thais go to the polls

For the first time since the military coup in 2014 has the in Thailand, the ruling military junta’s ban on political activities lifted. This should pave the way for elections in February.

The junta announced Tuesday that all political activities with immediate effect, admitted are, with the exception of election campaigns. That will only from the beginning of January.

This means that people in political meetings, attend and organize. Who is not eligible are those who were taken prisoner were because they the ban on political meetings at their boot had been wiped.

The Thai election commission also made Tuesday announced that the four-times-delayed parliamentary elections are very probably on 24 February will take place. The date is confirmed only after the publication of a royal decree in January.

The vote should put an end to the military dictatorship, which in 2014 came after months of massive protest against the government of then prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Nevertheless, it would be the army of a finger in the pap can continue to have. For a party that the junta adheres to wants current prime minister and junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha as his main candidate to advance.

Leave a Comment