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Thaksin should stay out of Thai politics: panel chief

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The head of an independent Thai reconciliation panel called on former leader Thaksin Shinawatra to stay out of the country's turbulent politics ahead of a key report on deadly 2010 protests. 

'Red Shirt' supporters are seen holding a picture of fugitive former premier Thaksin Shinawatra during a demonstration to mark the second anniversary of a deadly crackdown on street protests in Bangkok, in May. The head of an independent reconciliation panel called on former leader Thaksin to stay out of the country's turbulent politics ahead of a key report on deadly 2010 protests.

Former attorney general Kanit Nanakorn on Monday said the kingdom's current Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra should be left to run the country without interference from her brother Thaksin, who was ousted in a military coup and lives abroad to avoid a jail term for corruption.

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