Pheu Thai Party

25 Aug 2023
ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) issued a statement today (25 August) welcoming the appointment of Srettha Thavisin as Thailand's new Prime Minister and urging the new government to fulfill promise of change and pave the way for genuine democracy that respects rights of all.
22 Aug 2023
Thaksin Shinawatra, the ousted prime minister who returned from self-exile, has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for convictions in 3 cases passed on him in absentia.
21 Aug 2023
Tussanee Buranupakorn, a former Pheu Thai MP, announced her resignation from the party after Pheu Thai declared that Phalang Pracharath and United Thai Nations, two parties led by leaders of the 2014 coup, have joined the new government coalition.
18 Aug 2023
The United Thai Nation Party (UTN), Prayut Cha-o-cha’s former party, has announced its readiness to join a Pheu Thai-led government.
9 Aug 2023
Several groups of red-shirt taxi drivers protested at the Pheu Thai Party headquarters, expressing disagreement after the Bhumjaithai Party joined the Pheu Thai-led coalition.
24 Jul 2023
The Pheu Thai Party (PTP), the party now tasked with forming a government, has commenced negotiations with other parties after the previous coalition found itself in a deadlock following a perplexing defeat during the second nomination of Move Forward Party (MFP) leader Pita Limcharoenrat for Prime Minister on July 19, when parliament voted to block individuals from being nominated more than once.
21 Jul 2023
The next PM nomination will still face challenges if Section 112 is a factor, making it difficult to gain support, Srettha Thavisin has said, stating that Pheu Thai remains uncertain whether it will propose a PM candidate.
7 Jul 2023
​​​​​​​Pheu Thai leader Chonlanan Srikaew confirmed that the Amnesty Bill referred to in the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Move Forward Party (MFP) and Pheu Thai Party (PTP) on July 3, focuses only on cases related to political expression, assembly, and protest, and does not include cases under Article 112 or Thaksin's cases 
28 May 2023
The Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) has released the final vote count of the 2023 general election, but said that it still has to ensure that no fraud has occurred before it can announce the certified result.
25 Apr 2023
The Pheu Thai party is filing a complaint with the Election Commission of Thailand (EC) over a slip-up on a document listing the names of the candidates for Bangkok’s 11th constituency in the upcoming general election, which has been sent to Thai voters registering for overseas voting at the Thai embassy in London.
28 Jan 2023
6 opposition parties have issued a statement backing the call for the reform of the judicial system made by monarchy reform activists Tantawan Tuatulanon and Orawan Phuphong, who have been on a dry hunger strike since 18 January, but did not respond to their demand for political parties to back the repeal of the royal defamation and sedition laws.
25 Jan 2023
In response to the hunger strikes of two detained activists, opposition political party members have pledged to support bail rights and ending the criminalisation of political opinions.


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