Will the Thai prime minister step down?

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From: Inside Story

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha is dealing with calls to resign.

There has been political instability in Thailand since its military chief took energy in a coup eight years in the past.

He finally turned prime minister however has confronted resistance from many Thais who’ve been demanding change.

Protesters are actually calling on Prayuth Chan-ocha to resign. Students at a college in northern Bangkok held protests on Wednesday.

So, will the prime minister step down? And if he refuses, might that result in additional unrest?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom


Jade Donavanik – president of the legislation school on the College of Asian Scholars

Thitinan Pongsudhirak – professor and director of the Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University

Sunai Phasuk – senior researcher within the Asia Division at Human Rights Watch


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