[NOTE: This post was mostly written around one month ago and never got time to adding the finishing touches and posting it. BP has been quite busy recently so decided just to add a few changes and post it] BP has previously commented on the murder charge Asia Sentinel: In fact, the arrests of the...
As tradition dictates, we’re here to yet again look back at the year gone by in Thailand. It looks quite different compared to the previous ones – at least on the surface. While we did not have to deal with week-long political protests, ‘biblical’ natural disasters, and even the self-proclaimed “Thainess” heralds went easy on...
BANGKOK (AP) — A former prime minister of Thailand was charged with murder in the latest twist in a political war between supporters and opponents of another ex-leader, Thaksin Shinawatra. The murder charge against Abhisit Vejjajiva stems from the violent suppression of anti-government protests in 2010 when demonstrators were seeking to have Abhisit, Thaksin’s rival,...
BANGKOK (AP) — A former prime minister of Thailand has met law enforcement officials to be formally charged with murder in connection with the violent suppression of anti-government protests in 2010. The charge being brought Thursday against Abhisit Vejjajiva is the latest twist in a political war fought between supporters and opponents of Thaksin Shinawatra,...
Former Thai Prime Abhisit has been in London. He was interviewed by the BBC: Below is a transcript that BP had adopted from Prachatai* although have made some corrections (please note the transcript it is not final): Abhisit: Well I think everybody knows what happened, and we are the ones that said that the judicial process...
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