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Former Prime Minister of Thailand Abhisit Vejjajiva Charged with Murder

Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjaj

Thai authorities charged former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Thursday with giving orders to use live ammunition that led to civilian deaths during a military crackdown on an anti-government protest in May 2010. A successful conviction would mean the first time in Thailand’s history that someone was held accountable for a massacre.

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