Thai army tightens grip on media

Military has reportedly blocked about 200 websites and several TV channels in the wake of last week's coup.

    The Thai military is tightening its control over the media with reports that at least 200 websites have been blocked, along with several TV channels.

    It came as the army announced the release of more than 120 leading politicians, activists and academics who were taken into custody after last week's coup.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Bangkok.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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