Thailand’s prime minister and senior members of her cabinet have been ousted by judges in a contentious ruling that threatens to plunge southeast Asia’s paralysed economic hub into deeper turmoil.
Government loyalist “red shirts” had warned they would rise up against any “judicial coup” launched by the courts against the elected government of Yingluck Shinawatra, after six months of opposition street protests…Read further
Thai Court Orders PM Shinawatra to Step Down
Thailand‘s Constitutional Court has ordered Prime Minister YingluckShinawatra to step down over abuse of powers.
The court’s decision is binding, and applies to 9 of Shinawatra‘s cabinet members as well, the BBC reports. It ruled that the Prime Minister had acted illegally when dismissing her national security chief, who was elected by the opposition, in…
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