A Thai court on Thursday dismissed charges of murder and abuse of power against former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his ex-deputy over a bloody crackdown on opposition protests in 2010.
The military junta governing Thailand has said it has released an opposition activist who had been in detention since May 28 this year, media reported Wednesday.
Thailand`s military junta today released an opposition activist who had appeared on an army television channel saying her detention was "too good for words to say" after demands from several human rights group for her freedom.
A commission probing political violence that engulfed Thailand in 2010 blamed the then Government and the Red Shirts who were protesting against it.
Arisman Pongruangrong surrendered to
authorities in early December after nearly 20 months on the
Thai authorities have summoned
18 leaders of the opposition `Red Shirt` movement to face charges of sedition and insulting the revered monarchy.
Korkaew Pikulthong will be standing for the opposition Puea Thai Party.
Thai police have said they had nabbed a "Red Shirt" guard in connection with an arson attack on the country`s biggest shopping mall in May.
Thailand`s fugitive ex-premier
Thaksin Shinawatra called on the government to pull back
A renegade Army General accused of leading a force among Thailand`s Red Shirt protesters was shot.
Hundreds of Maoist supporters waving red banners outlawed party encircled the seat of the govt.
Thailand`s anti-government "Red
Shirts" denied involvement in deadly attacks on security
Hopes for an end to Thailand`s political crisis diminished following a new eruption of violence.
Thailand has stepped up security and is braced for fresh turmoil this week as the country`s top court decides the fate of fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra`s USD 2.2-billion fortune.
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