Fire Cards and Paratroopers: A Look Back at Thailand’s ‘Dirtiest Election’

13.12.2018 - 11:29

BANGKOK — As Thailand edges closer to a long-elusive election – now scheduled for Feb. 24 – the junta faces a rising chorus of criticism for allegedly rigging the poll. A pro-junta party voraciously poaching MPs. Government tours showering taxpayer money on potential voters. A gerrymandered electoral district map that baffles observers. A mystifying need to remove party logos from ballots. Uneven rules disadvantaging the opposition. And that’s just in recent weeks.

(Politics, Thailand)

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