“Thai vote favor of junta’s charter”

“Preliminary results of a referendum on Sunday showed Thailand has voted to accept a junta-backed constitution that would pave the way for an election next year but require future elected governments to rule on the military’s terms.

The junta, formally known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), banned debate about the constitution and campaigning ahead of the vote…

Critics also say the charter is the military’s attempt to complete their failure to banish former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his brand of populism from Thai politics

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/thais-vote-first-time-since-2014-coup-charter-020451710.html

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