Pro-democracy demonstrators shout slogans during a rally to protest the possible delay of the general election in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday. Photo: EPA

Protests break out as Thai military junta set to delay general election for the fifth time

  • The junta attributed the latest election delay to concerns it would interfere with the coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn
  • According to Thailand’s new constitution, which skews the political system heavily in favour of maintaining military power, an election must happen by May 9th
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Pro-democracy demonstrators shout slogans during a rally to protest the possible delay of the general election in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday. Photo: EPA
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