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2010 Crackdown: Suthep Submits Evidence of Blackshirts to NACC

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A Type-85 AFV reconoiters the Red Shirt barricade at Chulalongkorn Hospital

A Type-85 AFV reconoiters the Red Shirt barricade at Chulalongkorn Hospital, Bangkok. Photo: Roland Dobbins.


BANGKOK — Former deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban has submitted further evidence to Thailand’s national anti-graft agency about the shadowy militants who fought with security officers during the military crackdown on Redshirt protesters in 2010.

The evidence was submitted as part of Suthep’s defense against charges filed by the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), which is seeking to retroactively impeach Suthep and former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva for authorizing the military crackdown in 2010 that left at least 90 people dead, mostly civilians.

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