Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Thai military courts: might the wind be shifting?

Despite the Thai government's defense of its use of military courts to try civilians for security and lèse majesté cases, this article from the Phuket Gazette suggests, at the very end, that the wind might be shifting:
Deputy Prime Minister Wisanu Krea-ngam said he met yesterday with officers from the Judge Advocate-General's Department to explore the possibility of transferring civilians from military courts to ordinary courts.

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