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Thai Media Pressured Under Military Rule

Since seizing power in May, Thailand's military government has kept a firm grip on local news media as part of efforts to clamp down on political dissent. Critics say the steps to control the media are getting more extensive and repressive as authorities continue a process aimed at eliminating political divisions and changing the political system. The Thai military moved swiftly after the coup to summon editors and news industry executives to meetings, setting tough ground rules for...

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