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Thai Court Affirms Junta-Backed Ban on Charter Vote Campaigning

  • Critics say ban stifles discussion, is selectively enforced
  • Offenders face up to 10 years in prison for breaching law

A top Thai court ruled that a law criminalizing campaigning for or against a draft charter was legal, affirming the ruling junta’s ban on activities ahead of the August vote.

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