Opinion: Thai judiciary wins another round against elected government

May 13, 2014

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Professor Kevin Hewison discussed the ousting of Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in an opinion piece in The Conversation.

Having faced down six months of sometimes violent street protests and avoided a military coup, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was brought down by Thailand’s Constitutional Court.

Professor Hewison said the street protesters would now be encouraged to push for the immediate ousting of the Pheu Thai government.

Read the full article here.

Professor Kevin Hewison is the Director of the Asia Research Centre at Murdoch University. A specialist on Thailand and its politics, his work focuses on the political economy of Southeast Asian development and labour and work in the Asian region.

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