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Weng wants ICC to probe 2010 riots

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Red-shirt co-leader and Pheu Thai Party list MP Weng Tojirakan on Wednesday submitted a petition asking Justice Minister Pracha Promnok to empower the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an enquiry into the government's use of force to suppress red-shirt protesters in April-May 2010. 

He said the the government of the time's action resulted in the death and injury of a large number of people.

In the petition, Mr Weng asked Pol Gen Pracha to recognise the ICC's jurisdiction to probe the bloodshed by notifying the court's registrar of the intention.

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