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Dems back relatives' amnesty bill

Don't include corruption, lese majeste, Abhisit says

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Opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has voiced the Democrat Party's support for the people's amnesty bill proposed by relatives of those killed in the 2010 political violence. 

However, he suggested the bill needed to make sure that those involved in corruption and offences against the monarchy are not included under the amnesty.

The relatives include Payao Akkahad, mother of Kamolkate Akkahad, the volunteer medic who was shot and killed at Wat Pathum Wanaram on May 19, 2010 during the military crackdown.

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