HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
The road towards democracy for Thailand remains bumpy and undemocratic changes are unacceptable, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says.
"Thailand has also gone through challenges to defend our democracy over the decades. The journey has not been smooth and, even today, I still have to defend democracy from undemocratic minds," the premier said in her speech at the 24th United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva yesterday.
"We cannot and should not accept any undemocratic changes. And we must continue to support democratic values by protecting people's rights and liberties. At the same time, she said democracy is not just about winning elections by a majority of votes, but it is about exercising power in a way that respects minorities.
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