European Parliament slams Thailand’s illegal coup, calls for changes

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The European Parliament hemicycle in Strasbourg, France.

European Parliament slams Thailand’s illegal coup, calls for changes


The situation in Thailand has become so dire that an urgency debate on the floor of the European Parliament was called. The Parliament denounced the coup in Thailand as being 'illegal' and called for multiple changes if the EU is to see the country's leadership favourably.
"(The European) Parliament expresses its concerns at the "deteriorating human rights situation in Thailand following the illegal coup of May 2014" and urges the Thai authorities to lift repressive restrictions on the right to...


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