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UN Rights Chief Slams Thai Military's 'Draconian' Decree

The United Nations human rights chief has criticized Thailand's military leaders for replacing a state of martial law with "an even more Draconian" decree that grants the kingdom's junta sweeping new powers. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha this week said he asked the country's king for permission to lift the martial law, which was put in place after the military ousted a democratically elected government in May. The martial law, which the military has used to...

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