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King wants the courts to resolve Thai election deadlock

Categories: East Asia, Thailand, Citizen Media, Elections, Law, Protest

BangkokPundit links to Thai newspaper stories [1] that have the Thai king declaring that he will not intervene to appoint a prime minister. The king is asking the country's top courts to help resolve the deadlock. Even after two rounds of elections there is no clear winner as boycotts have led to 13 seats remaining vacant. The parliament cannot convene to form a new government until all the seats of the lower house are filled.