[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...
Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has said it will charge former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and then deputy prime minister Suthep Thuagsuban with premeditated murder for their involvement in the death of a taxi driver during the crackdown on the anti-government red shirt protests in May 2010, where about 90 people were killed. Both will...
Thanyarat Doksone for AP: Thai law enforcement authorities announced Thursday that they will file murder charges against former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy in the first prosecutions of officials for their roles in a deadly 2010 crackdown on anti-government protests. …. Department of Special Investigation chief Tharit Phengdit said Thursday that investigators found Abhisit...
The Bangkok Post: It is possible that former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his former deputy Suthep Thaugsuban could be charged with murder in connection with the crackdown on red-shirt protesters in April-and May 2010 as a consequence of today’s ruling by the Criminal Court, Department of Special Investigation (DSI) chief Tarit Pengit said on...
The Bangkok Post has some background: Democrat MP for Surat Thani Suthep Thaugsuban is claiming ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra sent a representative to approach him for reconciliation talks. … Mr Suthep yesterday told the Bangkok Post that he is suspicious of Thaksin’s commitment to fostering reconciliation in the country. “It is pointless to hold...
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