The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a Bangkok Criminal Court decision not to hear a petition from relatives of Tak Bai victims asking that it review the findings of the inquest by the Songkhla Provincial Court.
This photo shows some of the protesters arrested in Narathiwat's Tak Bai district on Oct 25, 2004. They were being piled aboard a military truck prior to the 120km journey to an army base in Pattani province. (EPA)
The Supreme Court ruled the Songkhla court had full authority in the Tak Bai inquest and the Bangkok court could not change its findings, as requested by relatives of the victims.
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