EU calls for election in Thailand
European Union's Foreign Affairs Council called on Thailand's military junta to urgently restore the legitimate democratic process and the Constitution, through credible and inclusive elections.
In a statement following its meeting today in Luxembourg, the council also called on all parties to exercise the utmost restraint. Respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms must be upheld. Furthermore the Council urged military authorities to free all political detainees, to refrain from any further arrests for political reasons and to remove censorship.