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Ex-Thai PM denies murder charges over protest death

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Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Thursday denied murder charges over a civilian's death during a crackdown on anti-government rallies in 2010. 

Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva arrives at the justice ministry in Bangkok on December 13, 2012, to be charged with murder over a civilian's death during a crackdown on anti-government rallies two years ago. He denied the charges.

Abhisit and his then-deputy Suthep Thaugsuban were formally charged at Bangkok's Department of Special Investigation (DSI), making them the first officials to face a court over Thailand's worst political violence in decades.

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