Pro-democracy demonstrators during a rally to protest the possible delay of the general election in Bangkok. Photo: EPA

Will Thai junta use strict lèse-majesté laws to justify postponing general election for fifth time?

  • Authorities have labelled pro-democracy protesters as troublemakers and warned them not to ‘cross a line’
  • The junta has used sweeping Article 44 powers to suppress critics, remove independent organisations’ members and ban public gatherings
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Pro-democracy demonstrators during a rally to protest the possible delay of the general election in Bangkok. Photo: EPA
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