Winthai warns public against rallying, using social media to incite unrest
May 25, 2014 00:00
Army deputy spokesman Col Winthai Suwaree Sunday urged the public against joining rallies against coups, saying the democratic process cannot be done like in a normal situation.
“The National Council for Peace and Order does not aim at doing all of these for a particular person. But we want to return happiness to all Thais and will create confidence and stability of Thailand in the eyes of the international community,” Winthai said in a TV announcement.
He urged civilian, police and military officers to be patient and accept the need of the NCPO to minimise conflicts in the country. He said cooperation of the officials is needed to prevent the country from becoming a failed state which will make all unhappy.
He said the members of social networks must stop using social media to incite unless.
He also urged the media to minimise criticisms all sides, especially civilian, police and military officers.