Egalitarian principles remain missing from Thailand's system of democracy 81 years after the Siamese Revolution, academics and descendants of those who took part in the uprising say.
People’s organisations gather at the commemorative plate of the June 24, 1932 revolution at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok yesterday to mark the 81st anniversary of the Siamese Revolution that saw the country change from absolute to constitutional monarchy. APICHART JINAKUL
Human rights, liberty and egalitarianism were among the tenets of democracy put forward by the Khana Rassadorn (People's Movement), a group of young autocrats who abolished the absolute monarchy on June 24, 1932 to establish a constitutional monarchy.
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