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There Was No Crackdown in 2010, Says Abhisit Witness

BANGKOK — The military operation that dispersed Redshirt protesters in 2010 and left more than 90 people dead was not a “crackdown,” says a former government official and key witness in an ongoing legal case over the incident.

Thawil Pliensri, who served as director of the National Security Council under Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, was called by Thailand’s national anti-graft agency to testify in Abhisit’s defense today.

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