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Thailand: State of Emergency Extension Unjustified

Click to expand Image Thai Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-Ocha delivers a televised speech in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24, 2020.   © 2020 Royal Thai Government (Bangkok) – The Thai government’s extension of its state of emergency is an apparent pretext for violating basic rights, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 26, 2020, the government of Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-ocha extended the draconian Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situation until June 30.  Since the state of emergency was declared on March 24 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the government…

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