Truth for Reconciliation Commission (TRC) chairman Kanit Na Nakorn on Tuesday lashed out at the 'too broad-yet-too narrow' criteria set by a government committee for victims seeking compensation for the political violence during April and May 2010.
"The state has the duty to find out and verify the conditions of each application, not burden the victims and their relatives to explain and prove their own situations. It seems the state apparatus is too weak, if not passive," said Mr Kanit.
He was speaking at a meeting yesterday to explain what should constitute reparations for the political violence in which 92 people were killed, many hundreds more injured and commercial areas and government buildings torched and looted.
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