The Thai government under Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has been promising elections since it took power in 2014, but this is the first time it has announced an official date. Photo: EPA

Thailand election: political restrictions signal bumpy road for return to democracy

  • The military junta has announced that the long-delayed elections will be held on February 24
  • But analysts and opposition politicians question if the polls will really be free, or fair
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The Thai government under Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has been promising elections since it took power in 2014, but this is the first time it has announced an official date. Photo: EPA
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