First batch of political violence victims compensated by Thai government

Thailand News Breaking News

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BANGKOK, May 24 – The Thai government on Thursday handed over compensation payments for the first batch of political violence victims, while the opposition warned that payment without fact-finding on the incidents could impede the national reconciliation process.

The government’s move came as earlier suggested by the Truth for Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and 522 victims, whose evidence was approved by the subcommittee on deciding remedies for political protest victims, were compensated Thursday, under a budget of Bt577 million.

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