BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's state anti-corruption body has ruled that a former prime minister may have abused his power in overseeing a bloody crackdown on anti-government protesters in 2010, a decision that could lead to a 5-year ban from political office....
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai "Red Shirt" leader has been sentenced to two years in jail for insulting a former prime minister....
Thailand's Criminal Court has dismissed murder charges against former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then-Deputy pPM Suthep Thuagsuban for their roles in the violent crackdown on anti-government protesters in 2010. ...
ThaiPBS had this slightly confusingly worded article: Former Democrat party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva warned the National Council for Peace and Order to not introduce any broad-ranging amnesty law which will cover more offenders rather than the coup makers otherwise there may be chaos. He pointed out that the last political conflict in this country was...
There's no blame for trying, but there's no reward for poor execution. In the past two weeks, Abhisit Vejjajiva made headlines again by re-imagining himself as a mediator in an increasingly dangerous political stalemate, pledging to talk to all sides and come up with a plan for a way out of the crisis within 10 days (we reported)....
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