Move Forward Party proposes new bill to protect indigenous culture

MPs from the Move Forward Party (MFP) have proposed a new bill to protect indigenous rights and cultures.

The proposal was filed with the House Speaker on Wednesday (9 June) by five MPs from MFP, including Nattapon Suebsakwong and Manop Keereepuwadol, who are from the indigenous Hmong and Karen communities respectively, as well as deputy party leader Nattawut Buaprathum.

Called “The Strengthening and Protection of Ethnic Way of Life” bill, Nattapon said that it will protect the right of indigenous peoples in Thailand to live according to their culture and traditional way of life.

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