The United Nations human rights office has voiced deep concern at the Thai army coup and said that martial law and military orders being imposed may infringe on fundamental freedoms.
"We remind the authorities of Thailand's obligations under international human rights law, which strictly limit the application of emergency powers, said UN human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani said.
"We urge the authorities to take all necessary measures to ensure the fundamental human rights are respected."
More top news
Family of suicide bomber Jamal al Harith said he would never have turned to terror before he was held for two years in notorious US camp.
Life may have evolved on at least three planets in a newly discovered solar system just 39 light years from Earth, scientists believe.
President is 'planing to overturn' guidance ordering schools to allow trans students to use the toilets matching their gender identity.