After Thailand's failed attempt to pass a constitution in September, the military Junta appointed a new 21 person constitutional committee that started work on 6 October with a six month mandate to write a new constitution. According to Meechai Ruchupan, former senate speaker and drafter of the post 2007 constitution as well as head of the new committee, one of the important initial decisions will be whether to write a new constitution or to modify the old one.

Ruchupan, speaking to the press...

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