A Pheu Thai Party source admitted it was a mistake for the government to declare a state of emergency as no incidents had taken place to justify the enforcement of the decree. Not only does the decree...
Yingluck own party is against the state of emergency.
Also can an goverment that already has gone and made and new election make laws like this?
This is something that protest people said they not have the power to do.
Also the senate do not agree with yingluck government.
PM flees as mob turns up at Defence Ministry
The government's decision to invoke the emergency decree to push for Feb 2 election is likely to backfire with protests set to expand and the Constitution Court expected to rule on an election postponement...
- There is also a question of whether the government can actually enforce the emergency decree
- Mr Suthep said the Centre for Peacekeeping is illegal.
Emergency has no impact; Paradorn says focus will be on arresting key leaders not on dispersal of protesters
- A SENATOR said he would today seek the Constitutional Court's judgement on whether the imposing of a state of emergency by the caretaker government violated the Constitution.
Article 184 of the charter prohibits the government from using state personnel to gain an advantage in an election, while Article 237 bars any political party from doing anything that would give it an unfair advantage in an election, said Senator Paiboon Nititawan