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Former Thai PM Abhisit could face political ban over 2010 crackdown

By Tue, Feb 24, 2015 11:52PM UTC 0 Comment

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....

Thai ‘Red Shirt’ leader jailed for defaming former PM Abhisit

By Thu, Jan 29, 2015 12:49PM UTC 0 Comment

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai "Red Shirt" leader has been sentenced to two years in jail for insulting a former prime minister....

Thai court dismisses murder charges against Abhisit and Suthep

By Fri, Aug 29, 2014 7:00AM UTC Comments Off

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. ...

Abhisit: Amnesty for coup leaders is normal

By Tue, Jul 22, 2014 10:00AM UTC 0 Comment

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...

Opinion: Abhisit’s ‘reform proposal’ a losing bet

By Tue, May 06, 2014 10:30AM UTC 0 Comment

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)....