Supporters of the Palang Pracharat Party hold a poster of the Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha during a rally in Bangkok. Photo: AP
Dr Pithaya Pookaman
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Dr Pithaya Pookaman

Thailand’s emerging ‘New Right’ political movement seeks to suppress the country’s democracy

  • An odd mix of ultraconservatives, reactionaries, semi-fascists, pseudo-intellectuals and former leftists have conspired to prop up Bangkok’s pro-military regime, writes Pithaya Pookaman

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Supporters of the Palang Pracharat Party hold a poster of the Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha during a rally in Bangkok. Photo: AP
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