Hot! Army Declares Martial Law In Thailand


At 3.00 am on Tuesday 20 May 2014, the Royal Thai Army declared martial law across Thailand to restore order following months of anti-government protests that have left 28 people dead and hundreds wounded reports The Bangkok Post.

The military statement was signed by army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-Ocha and it cited a 1914 law that gives it authority to intervene during times of crisis.

Chaninat & Leeds Thailand lawyers are experts in all areas of Thai and international law

The Bangkok Post explains however that an Army official has said this is definitely not a coup.

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