Opposition leader Abhisit Vejjajiva urged voters on Sunday to reject charter change in a referendum, in one of his strongest attacks to date on the government and former premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
In an open letter on his Facebook page, the Democrat Party leader called on the public to block what he called an attempt by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to "whitewash" all cases involving her brother, Thaksin, by writing a new constitution.
Ms Yingluyck's intention, he said, was to amend Section 309 of the 2007 charter, which legalised the actions and orders of the military coup-makers in 2006. Doing so would clear Thaksin of all the charges brought against him after the coup that toppled his government, said Mr Abhisit.
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