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Critics slam blanket amnesty bill

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An amnesty bill proposed by the Independent Committee for Promotion of the Rule of Law has been criticised for its "wholesale" approach to pardoning political offenders. 

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Democrat Party-list MP Chamni Sakdiset criticised the bill, which was put forward by committee chairman Ukrit Mongkolnavin earlier this year, during an amnesty seminar at parliament yesterday.

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