Thailand: CDC proposes lifetime ban from House of Reps and Senate for impeached politicians
By 22 July 2015
Thailand Constitutional Drafting Committee [photo credit: Thai PBS]
<p>The latest attempt to block the Shinawatra siblings from ever returning to politics could result in the draft charter failing to pass the planned referendum, as Pheu Thai supporters would not be happy to see their favourite politicians wiped out, a Pheu Thai politician said yesterday. The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) last week agreed to add a provision to Article 111 that stipulates qualifications required for candidates to contest for a seat in the House of Representatives or Senate.
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