Military ‘Asks’ University To Cancel Seminar On Interim Charter

Lecturers give talk on 2014 interim charter at Thammasat University, 8 August 2014. Photo by League of Liberal Thammasat for Democracy (LLTD).

(Prachatai English)

Thai military on Friday 'asked for cooperation' from Thammasat University, Bangkok, to stop an academic seminar on the interim charter, held by student activists; however, the university and the event organizers defied the military. 
A letter, signed by Col Noppadon Tawrit, Commander of the Kings Guard’s 1st Field Artillery Regiment, to the university rector, states “the seminar may affect the attempts to solve national conflict”, so the university should stop the event in order “to prevent the resurgence of differences in political attitude.”
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