Tag: military junta
Thanathorn says the military junta is willing to do anything to stay in power.
Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has been critical of military rule, pledging to prosecute coup-makers and amend the new constitution.
General-turned-prime minister, "Uncle Tu" is known for his devotion to the monarchy.
The Shinawatra clan - a wealthy and powerful family - has won every election since 2001 through populist platforms and welfare schemes that have angered Bangkok's military-aligned elite.
The military has long hated the Shinawatras, accusing them of harnessing a toxic brand of populist politics.
Thailand's military loathes the Shinawatras, accusing them of winning the hearts of the electorate with a toxic form of populist politics.