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Turbulent Thailand

Prayuth's media gag order raises doubts on regard for constitution

Thai court issues injunction against broad approach denounced by academics, media

Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha repealed a media gag order on Monday after the Civil Court of Bangkok issued a temporary injunction to block the order.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- A short-lived media gag order steamrolled by Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has raised skepticism among Thais over his government's respect for the constitution.

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