Recently, Thailand's Prime Minister by coup spoke at the United Nations General Assembly, after having denied attempts at passing a new constitution were defeated. This unfortunate turn has pushed back the return of democratic elections until at least July 2017 and left many wondering what the motives of Thailand's junta are. The leader of the Junta, Prayuth Chan-Ocha has cracked down on political protest and free speech, creating an authoritarian climate in Thailand. In his speech at the UN, Ch...


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