Thailand’s PM talks human rights at UN amidst protest

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Thailand PM speaks at 70th UN General Assembly

Thailand’s PM talks human rights at UN amidst protest


Thailand's junta leader and Prime Minister, Prayuth Chan-Ocha, made no mention of his non democratic rule in his speech to the UN General Assembly choosing instead to speak about sustainable development and human rights. His speech comes in the aftermath of a warning from the European External Action Service (EEAS) calling on them to respect human rights and allow for free speech and political dissent within the country. A few weeks ago, a constitution proposed by the government itself was rejec...


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