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Abhisit fights murder charges in court

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Democrat Party leader and former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva appeared at the Criminal Court on Monday to examine evidence in a case he and his former deputy Suthep Thaugsuban are charged with murder and attempted murder in the 2010 military crackdown on red-shirt protesters. 

The case involved the deaths of Phan Khamkong, a 43-year-old taxi driver from Yasothon and Kunakorn Srisuwan, a 14-year-old boy, near Airport Rail Link's Ratchaprasong station on May 15, 2010.

It also involves the injuries of Samorn Maithong, a van driver, on Ratchaprarop road.

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