Draft Thai constitution complete, but strife seen ahead

April 17, 2015 3:53 PM

8 0

Draft Thai constitution complete, but strife seen ahead

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The generals who seized power in last year's coup in Thailand would be granted immunity from prosecution and unelected individuals allowed to become prime minister under a preliminary draft of a new constitution seen on Friday.

The draft seen by Reuters will be scrutinized by political stakeholders over the next five weeks. If endorsed, it would see a panel of so-called "wise men" steering junta-approved reforms and the adoption of a voting system derided by critics as regressive and likely to produce weak coalition govern...

Also read: Greece rejects extradition of Turkish servicemen over coup

Read more

To category page

Loading...