Thanathorn’s loss a step back for Thai democracy

Thailand’s Constitutional Court ruled today (November 20) to strip opposition leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit of his parliamentary status, a verdict that promises to shake the kingdom’s still delicate transition to democracy after five years of coup-installed military rule. Thanathorn, leader of the anti-military, pro-democracy Future Forward party, was judged to have violated a local law that […]