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Red Shirts: Terrorism charges filed

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Smoke over Bangkok after multiple buildings were set afire in 2010

Smoke over Bangkok after multiple buildings were set afire during the unrest of May 19, 2010. Photo: Somekindofusername.

Prosecutors indict key red shirts. Cases against Thaksin and others to follow

Public prosecutors have indicted 19 red shirt leaders and supporters on terrorism and other charges stemming from their street protests from late February to mid-May.

The indictment was issued at the Criminal Court yesterday on the last day the suspects could be held legally in detention.

They were held for 84 days after being charged by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) in relation to the protests in which 91 people were killed and nearly 2,000 were injured.

The court accepted the indictment and set Monday for a preliminary hearing.

Read more: Bangkok Post


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