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By Prachatai |
The Constitutional Court yesterday (12 June) ordered the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) to submit a list of additional evidence in support of its petition for the dissolution of the Move Forward Party (MFP) and the disqualification of MFP leaders before it reconvenes on 18 June.
By Prachatai |
After the first round of the Senate election concluded, the Election Commission (EC) has come under criticism for lacking clear and uniform standards in the election process.
By Prachatai |
The Administrative Court has revoked the Election Commission (EC)’s regulations on Senate candidate introductions, saying that the regulations are unconstitutional as they excessively infringe on the right to freedom of expression. Nevertheless, the Court order will not be effective until the EC expresses its intention not to appeal the verdict.
By International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) |
The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organizations Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) and Union for Civil Liberty (UCL) call on Thailand’s Constitutional Court to dismiss the petition to dissolve the Move Forward Party (MFP) to ensure compliance with the country’s obligations under international human rights law.
By Prachatai |
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.
By Prachatai |
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.
By Prachatai |
The campaign to petition for a constitutional amendment referendum faces potential delay as the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) told the the People’s Constitution Drafting Group, just hours after the petition gained the required number of signatures, that online forms will not be accepted and all 50,000 must be collected on paper.
By Prachatai |
The Election Commission (EC) plans to take legal action against a Move Forward Party (MFP) MP after it was found that he was previously convicted of theft.
By Prachatai |
Attempts to disqualify Move Forward Party leader Pita Limjaroenrat and block his bid to become the next Prime Minister have sparked a wave of protests during the past week in several provinces calling for the Senate and the House of Representative to approve his nomination as Prime Minister, as his party won the most seats in the last general election.
By Patpon Sabpaitoon |
The Election Commission has submitted a petition under Section 82 of the Constitution, asking the Constitutional Court to decide the iTV share case of Move Forward Party leader Pita Limcharoenrat.
By Prachatai |
Members of an election watch network comprising civil society groups gathered at the Election Commission (EC) Office in Bangkok yesterday (14 June) to demand that the certified election results be declared as soon as possible so that a new government can be formed.
By Prachatai |
Activists and academics in Chiang Mai gathered in front of the Chiang Mai Election Commission Office this morning (14 June) to demand that the Election Commission (EC) urgently certify the results of the 14 May general election.