Murder charge against Former Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva

Thailand's Department of Special Investigation will on Thursday notify the country's former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban, of the criminal charges they face in connection with the 2010 political violence. 

On Monday, in an interview with the BBC, Mr Abhisit defended his order for live ammunition to be used against anti-government demonstrators two years ago. 

He stressed that armed protesters had fired grenades and caused acts of terror. 

The protests left more than 90 people dead, both civilians and soldiers. 

938LIVE's Shima Roy asked Dr Pavin Chachavalpongpun of Kyoto University's Centre for Southeast Asian Studies what he thought of the charge.

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