Thailand's Prayuth Avoids Coup in UN Speech, Lauds Human Rights

  • Military ruler says reforms aim to create resilient democracy
  • Speech comes as pressure builds on junta for dissent crackdown

Thailand’s junta leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha made no mention of his military takeover in a speech to world leaders gathered at the United Nations, instead highlighting his country’s commitment to sustainable development and protecting human rights.

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