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Minefield of criminal cases await Thaksin:Verdict could be used to pursue damage to state

The Supreme Court’s verdict to seize about Bt46 billion of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s money is a civil case, which can treacherously be followed by a series of criminal cases.

The verdict offers leads for other legal action to be pursued against Thaksin. 

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FOLLOW-ON FROM VERDICT 10 Criminal cases now possible

Thaksin could face suits from agencies

Ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was found guilty of hiding his assets and abusing his power while in office. The Supreme Court’s verdict could lead to at least 10 separate criminal cases in connection with the landmark Bt76-billion assets-seizure case.

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Gist of the Ruling of the Supreme Court’s Criminal Division for Persons Holding Political Offices on The Assets Seizure Case Against Former PM Thaksin Shinawatra

English translation for download

Primary Resource: International Relations and Security Network / Department of Infomation

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Evolution of Jakrapob Penkair

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Story by: FROM SOMEONE CLOSE

I first met Jakrapob Penkair when he stepped off a Greyhound bus in the town of Harrington, Delaware, a whistle-stop 30 minutes from my home in Maryland.

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Mind your manners when you go online

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Don’t let the Internet become a scapegraces’ free-for-allThe key rule is very simple.

In a bit to make cyberspace a better place to live, the Thai Netizen Network (TNN) has asked that we treat people we interact with on the Internet like people we deal with in real life. Continue reading

Kraisak Choonhavan & The Wrath Of Vasan Sitthiket

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They’re close friends since decades. Former senator Kraisak Choonhavan, one of the most ferocious critics of Thaksin, who needs no introduction. As shouldn’t Vasan Sitthiket, artist, activist and enfant terrible – one of the few Thai artists who’s collected. Continue reading

Round One goes to the government, sort of

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Morals of the story: Never demand democracy by infringing on others’ rights.

A long holiday break may be cited as a key factor, but exactly why the red-shirt campaign seems to be losing monentum fast may have to do with the protesters and their leaders having gone into overdrive too soon. Continue reading