Suthep during the Bangkok Shut Down protests celebrating the Chinese New year, carrying a 100 baht notes fan

NACC to Probe Yingluck Shinawatra’s Compensation to Protest Victims

BANGKOK — Thailand’s national anti-graft body has begun investigating the compensation funds given to victims of political protests by the former government toppled in the 22 May coup.

In 2012, former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s administration approved a program that awarded financial compensation to those affected by the surges of political unrest that rocked Thailand between 2005 and 2010. The money was given to individuals who were disabled or injured by the violence, as well as the relatives of those who died in the unrest.

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By Khaosod English


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