• Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:31
    Political activity ban lifted ahead of 2019 election
    The junta on December 11 lifted restrictions on political activities that have been in effect since the 2014 military coup led by the then Army commander-in-chief Prayut Chan-o-cha.
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  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:51
    Junta to meet politicians, but political activity ban to remain
    The junta is set to hold its first meeting with politicians at the end of this month, but parties would remain banned from staging election campaigns until the organic law related to the election of MPs “completes its process”, Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said.
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  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
    Ban on political activity to stay despite court’s
    THE BAN on political activities will remain in place despite all the legislation crucial for the election having already been approved by the Constitutional Court.
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  • Mon, 28 May 2018 01:00
    Political activity must resume
    As a visitor to this country, I would not presume to tell Thai people how to think or, indeed, how to vote.
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  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00
    Pheu Thai demands an end to junta orders that limit political activity
    THE PHEU THAI Party yesterday called for the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to repeal orders and announcements that obstruct the activities of political parties after the regime showed signs of delaying the promised road map to democracy by referring a key legislation to the Constitutional Court.
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  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 12:30
    Thai junta vows to lift politics ban in June
    Thailand's junta will lift a near four-year ban on political activity in June, an official said Friday, as space for debate slowly expands in the kingdom with polls promised for next year.
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  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 01:00
    UN rights body urges junta to lift ban on political activity
    THE UNITED Nations human rights body has urged the junta to lift political restrictions, even as individual Thais ramp up political activities on social media and call for the relaxation of restrictions well ahead of the election recently announced for next February.
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  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:13
    NSC chief warns of increasing political activity
    National security officers had detected increasing political activity as the country was in a transitional period heading towards an election, General Wanlop Raksanoh, secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC), said on Thursday.
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  • Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:00
    Groups demand end to ban on political activity
    CONSTITUTIONAL COURT APPROACHED TO HEAR CONCERNS OVER HUMAN RIGHTS ‘VIOLATIONS’
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  • Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:09
    Prawit says political ban will remain in place
    Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan on Wednesday reiterated that the junta would maintain its three-year-old ban on political activity.
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  • Mon, 04 Dec 2017 01:00
    Arms cache find an excuse not to lift ban on political activity?
    Re: Weapons find ‘no reason to delay poll’/The Sunday Nation, Dec 3
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  • Fri, 01 Dec 2017 19:46
    No plan to lift ban on political activity: junta
    DEPUTY PM CITES WEAPONS FIND AS REASON; ACADEMIC SUGGESTS IT’S A RUSE TO KEEP POWER
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  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:00
    Local polls possible with new laws
    FOLLOWING mounting pressure over the political activity ban, the ruling junta has indicated that it could resort to issuing extra rules to allow election campaigning but not other activities.
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  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 01:00
    Political ban to stay until next year, but party registration permitted: Wissanu
    THE RELAXATION of the ban on political activity will probably occur next year given the amendment of six relevant laws to align them with the Constitution, which is required to hold a local election.
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  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 01:00
    Parties in limbo as NCPO ban persists
    Political activity prohibited as deadlines approach, raising fears of election ineligibility under new law.
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