Compensation is too slow, say red-shirts acquitted of charges over the 2010 riots in Bangkok | Bangkok Post: news

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Red prisoners: Compensation too slow

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BANGKOK - Payment of compensation to red-shirts charged, detained and later acquitted of charges laid during the 2010 riots is slow in coming, and there is mounting dissatisfaction with the process. 

A protest is planned later this month to demand the government give amnesty to all political prisoners.

Arthit Baosuwan, one of the nine defendants in Central World theft case, told Bangkok Post on Tuesday that only a few dozen detainees were categorised as eligible for the next round of remedial payouts agreed to by the Pheu Thai government a month ago.

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