New History Textbooks To Teach 'Correct Democracy'

Student activists protest against the military junta's "propaganda" in front of the Ministry of Education, 13 Oct 2014.

BANGKOK — The educational reforms devised by Thailand’s military junta will instill students with a "correct" understanding of democracy, top officials say.

"I am afraid that children understand democracy in an incorrect way because of the events in the country’s recent past," said Gen. Suthat Kanchananonkul, who was appointed to advise the Ministry of Education by the Cab