New Constitution Facing Uphill Battle

June 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2007, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p1
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The article reports on the difficulties faced by the new proposed constitution in Thailand. The proposed constitution may have trouble being ratified in September's referendum because, if passed, it will effectively remove power from voters. It is stipulated that the proposition is an unlikely improvement of the current constitution, and many feel that it will be a step backward in attempts to promote democracy in the country.


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