PM revokes order gagging free speech after court injunction

11.08.2021 - 00:43

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has revoked an order restricting freedom of speech under Section 9 of the emergency decree after the Civil Court issued an injunction against its use. The PM's gag order was aimed at preventing the spread of what the government deemed misinformation and news that might "frighten" people, and threatened internet censorship.

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