THAILAND’S EMERGENCY DECREE ATTACKS FREE SPEECH


The Thai government should remove restrictions on free speech contained in today’s emergency decree, Amnesty International said. Benjamin Zawacki, Amnesty International’s researcher on Thailand, said:

‘The government is ultimately responsible for the security of all Thai citizens, regardless of their political views. ‘But the government should not use this state of emergency to silence free speech or infringe on other human rights."

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