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THBT it is in the interest of the Thai population to overthrow the Thai Monarchy

Thailand has a politically active monarchy and the government is currently ruled by a military junta. The former King is widely seen as having endorsed the 2014 coup which brought the junta to power. Wikileaks cables revealed the involvement of the former Queen in the earlier 2006 Coup. It is illegal to criticise the monarchy. Despite this the new King Vajralongkorn, who ascended to the throne in 2016, has been subject to accusations of personal misconduct and corruption.

This House would abolish the monarchy.

THBT liberal democracies should dismantle their monarchies.

Today there are 21 liberal democratic states in the world that have a monarchy. Examples include Japan, Belgium, and the United Kingdom.


TH, as the heir to any European throne, would refuse to become a monarch