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Thai party that nominated a princess for PM has been dissolved

WorldNews Thursday, 7 March 2019
Thai party that nominated a princess for PM has been dissolvedBangkok, Thailand (CNN)A Thai political party that nominated a princess as its candidate in upcoming elections has been dissolved by the country's Constitutional Court, in what could prove to be a blow for the pro-democracy movement. The court ruled Thursday that by nominating Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya, the elder sister of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, Thai Raksa Chart Party (Thai Save The Nation, or TSN) was deemed "hostile to the monarchy institution." The party's executive members will be banned from politics for 10 years, the judge said. TSN intended to contest 174 of 375 constituencies around the country -- those candidates will no longer run as the deadline...
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News video: Thailand court disbands opposition party over princess nomination

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Disqualifying the Thai Raksa Chart party strikes a blow to the opposition's chances of winning the general election.

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