Thailand's Constitutional Court orders dissolution of opposition party

21 February
Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, founder of the Future Forward party (photo credit: Prachatai/flickr)
Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, founder of the Future Forward party (photo credit: Prachatai/flickr)
Thailand's Constitutional Court on Friday dissolved an upstart opposition political party that has challenged the military establishment, finding it guilty of taking an illegal loan from its billionaire founder. The dissolution of the Future Forward Party comes less than a year after Thailand held a general election to end five years of military rule and it strengthens the position in parliament of a coalition led by Prime Minister Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, the former junta leader who took power in a 2014 coup.
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