Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters

Thailand’s election scheduled for February 24 next year after junta lifts ban on political activity

  • The junta imposed a strict ban on political activity after it took power in 2014, citing the need to impose order after months of street protests
  • The election is likely to pit the populist political movement backed by former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra against the military and royalist establishment
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Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
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