Constitutional court

11 Apr 2024
The Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) is filing a petition with the Constitutional Court seeking the disqualification of former Move Forward Party (MFP) MP Nakornchai Khunnarong on the grounds that he ran in the 2023 general election knowing that he was ineligible.
10 Apr 2024
The Thai Constitutional Court will rule on a petition that could result in the dissolution of the Move Forward Party, which won the largest number of seats in the May 2023 general election, and the disqualification of its leaders. Human Rights Watch (HRW) says that dissolving the party would violate its members' rights to freedom of expression, association, peaceful assembly, and democratic participation, and would undermine Thailand's effort to restore democratic rule after years of military dictatorship. it would also affect Thailand's standing as a "generally rights-respecting" country and concerned governments should withdraw support for Thailand's bid for the UN Human Rights Council if the party is dissolved.
4 Apr 2024
The Constitutional Court ruled yesterday (3 April) to accept a petition filed by the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) seeking the dissolution of the Move Forward Party (MFP) and the disqualification of its executive board members.
23 Mar 2024
Activist Parit Chiwarak has been accused of royal defamation for posting a critique of a Constitutional Court ruling that former Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha had not violated the constitution by continuing to live in army housing after his retirement.
22 Mar 2024
The Constitutional Court has ordered the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) to submit new documents in support of its petition for the dissolution of the Move Forward Party (MFP) as some were unclear. Meanwhile, human rights organizations have condemned the ECT’s decision to seek the party’s dissolution.
22 Mar 2024
The Constitutional Court has dismissed a petition to dissolve the Pheu Thai Party over an alleged attempt to overthrow the democratic regime of government with the King as head of state.
14 Mar 2024
Following the decision of the Election Commission of Thailand to petition the Constitutional Court seeking the dissolution of the Move Forward Party (MFP) for campaigning to amend the royal defamation law, Move Forward Party leader Chaithawat Tulathon warned that claiming treason as a reason to disband the Party would bring the monarchy into the political conflict.
12 Mar 2024
The Election Commission has unanimously agreed to petition the Constitutional Court, seeking the dissolution of the Move Forward Party after the court ruled that the party’s campaign to amend the royal defamation law is treasonous.
2 Feb 2024
Cartoon by Stephff: MFP under attack again  
31 Jan 2024
The Constitutional Court ruled today (31 January) that the Move Forward Party and its former leader Pita Limjaroenrat abused their constitutional rights and liberties in a bid to overthrow the democratic regime with the King as the Head of State by campaigning to amend the royal defamation law.
24 Jan 2024
The Constitutional Court has ruled that former Move Forward Party leader and its only PM candidate Pita Limjaroenrat is not guilty in the iTV media shareholding case, allowing him to return to parliament.
17 Jan 2024
The Constitutional Court has terminated the ministerial status of Saksayam Chidchob. He was suspended from performing his duties last year following an asset concealment scandal.

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