Thai PM Prayuth lashes out at media, implies govt has power to execute reporters

Thai PM Prayuth warns media, says has power to execute reporters – Reuters, March 25, 2015
…Last month Prayuth said he had the power to shut down news outlets. On Wednesday, he took an even harsher line.
“We’ll probably just execute them,” said Prayuth, without a trace of a smile, when asked by reporters how the government would deal with those that do not adhere to the official line.
“You don’t have to support the government, but you should report the truth,” the former army chief said, telling reporters to write in a way that bolsters national reconciliation in the kingdom…

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