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)....
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s opposition leader and former prime minister has urged the government to delay the July elections and let an interim administration carry out reforms as part of a plan to break the country’s political stalemate. Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Saturday suggested that Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra step down along with...
Today, former Prime Minister and Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva, announced his reform proposal entitled “Reform under a constitutional framework” (“ปฏิรูปภายใต้กรอบรัฐธรรมนูญ”). A complete transcript in Thai is available on his Facebook page. Below is a summarised translation (there are only so many buzzwords and political fluff that BP cannot stomach providing a full translation): [NOTE:...
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