[JURIST] The Thai military declared martial law in the Southeast Asian nation on Tuesday. Commander of the Thai army, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, has stated [BBC report] that the army's declaration is not a coup but will remain in place until "peace and order" has been restored. The declaration of martial law was announced on a military run television station, citing Thailand's martial law act of 1914 as the basis for the military's action. In another television address Tuesday the military...

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