OAG urged to act on PDRC protest case

Prosecutors should hasten moves to indict almost 50 members of the defunct People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) for their actions during the group's political protest between 2013 and 2014, a lawyer says.

Winyat Chatmontri, secretary-general of the United Lawyers for Rights and Liberty, was speaking as he and his working team yesterday turned up at the Office of the Attorney-General (OAG), where they submitted a petition, asking the office to hasten indictments against the PDRC members.

Suthep Thaugsuban, former leader of the PDRC anti-government protest movement, is among 48 suspects facing multiple charges, including insurrection, in connection with their rally against the Yingluck Shinawatra government.

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