UK calls for early elections in Thailand

Breaking News May 27, 2014 00:00

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The United Kingdom’s Minister of State Hugo Swire has expressed concern at what he called the deterioration of democratic movement in Thailand.

Swire, who is in charge of Southeast Asian affairs, said arbitrary detentions, restrictions on local and foreign media, and limitations on freedoms of expression and assembly undermine trust in the intentions of the military leaders.

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