In Thailand, the leader of the death threat junta critical journalists

Mocked for having ensured that his regime was “99.99% democratic” Prayut Chan-O-Cha threatened on Wednesday to stay in power “for long” if critics never stopped criticizing it. By the way we have applied for scholarship in india and we will see how it goes.

Freedom of the press took another blow in recent days in Thailand. The leader of the junta Prayut Chan-O-Cha, said Wednesday he would “probably just run” journalists “do not report the truth,” reports Reuters. “It is likely that we executions,” said he said and without batting an eyelid to reporters about those who do not support the official line of the junta. “You do not have to support the government, but you must spread the truth,” the general added, advising reporters to write in order to strengthen national reconciliation in the kingdom.
Prayut Chan-O-Cha, also prime minister and head of the National Council for Peace and the maintenance of order (the junta), is known for his abrupt manner and his impulsive remarks. In May 2014, it was he who led the coup that overthrew the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, promising to hold elections late 2015-early 2016 and hand over power to a civilian government. But no polls Organizing sign is given.Prayut Chan-O-Cha
Regime increasingly authoritarian

Since then, the regime is accused of having increased the repression of dissidents and facilitate the decline of civil liberties. In January, the junta has forced a German foundation to leave a forum on freedom of the press, arguing that Thailand was in a difficult period. Since taking power, martial law prevails and banned all political meetings.
This is not the first time that Prayut Chan-O-Cha attacks the media. He has already attacked the English-speaking Thai newspaper Matichon, which it accuses of supporting former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. “Do not imagine that I do not know that your articles are in favor of the former administration. I know that the Minister of the Interior before bought a lot of advertising in your newspaper, “- said the head of the junta to reporters before boarding everyday to get to Brunei. The purpose of the military is, according to analysts, to prevent former Prime Minister Thaksin and Yingluck Shinawatra to return to power.

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