Globalization: 1) Wide-spread global condemnation of Prayuth’s coup

After Thai army general Prayuth staged a coup, much of the governments globally have come out and criticized Thai military, with most saying there is no reason for the coup. Many noted, Thailand ranks 4th globally, for number of coups sdtaged or attempted, and many called this, Thailand’s “Coup Culture.”

However, that much of the global reaction, is the first wave, and it needds to be seen, how authoritarian countries, such as China will react, as the coup, clearly puts Thailand, in league with most authoritarian regime around the globe. The following are some links of global, initial, reaction to the Thai coup.

Here are some links:

KUNA : Japanese FM regret over Thai military coup – Politics – 23/05/2014

Thai Coup Worsens Worries Over Lost Decade –

SA slams ‘coup’ in Thailand – South Africa | IOL News |

Thailand Coup: ‘No Justification’, Says US

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Thai unrest spurs Honda unit to cut output and delay new plant | Reuters

Thailand: Military summons Shinawatra family |

Thailand military junta summons ousted leaders, imposes travel ban | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Thailand: If It’s Thursday, There Must Be A Coup – Forbes

Thailand’s Missing Democrats | Foreign Affairs

No one blameless as Thailand faces civil unrest (oh god, here comes the famous False Equivalence Thailand thing)

Thailand – Media censorship facilitates Thai military coup

Thailand: Guns, Not Butter | The Diplomat

Australia ‘gravely concerned’ by Thailand coup – Yahoo News

Thailand Coup Could Spell Trouble for Booming Tourism Industry – NBC

Thailand’s military coup poses risks – MarketWatch

Many Chinese Tourists Cancel Plans After Thailand Coup – China Real Time Report – WSJ

Ousted Thailand’s PM Reports to Junta |

Thailand Is Doing a Great Job of Screwing Up Its Potential |

Coup crisis could cost Thailand its medical tourism crown | Reuters

Why Does Thailand Have So Many Coups? : Parallels : NPR

Baird condemns military coup in Thailand, seeks return to civilian rule

KUNA : EU voices “extreme concern” over situation in Thailand – Politics – 22/05/2014
Media squeezed in Thai military coup – Committee to Protect Journalists

Thailand coup d’etat: Profile of General Prayuth Chan-ocha – Asia – World – The Independent

Thai army takes control of radio, TV stations | ABS-CBN News

Britain’s Hague calls on Thailand to restore democracy

Thai coup draws swift condemnation | News24

Thailand junta threatens social media block – ITV News

Ban urges return to democracy in Thailand | SBS News

US condemns declaration of Thai army coup d’état – Asia-Pacific | The Irish Times – Thu, May 22, 2014

Why Thailand’s coup must be its last –

Bishop says Thai coup a volatile situation


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