Draft legislation for a broad amnesty for people facing politically related charges, signed by 42 MPs of the Pheu Thai Party led by Worachai Hema, was submitted to House Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont on Thursday.
Mr Worachai, a Samut Prakan MP, said the bill has seven articles. The gist of it was in Article 3, which seeks to clear all people involved in political rallies from Sept 19, 2006 to May 10, 2011 of any wrongdoing.
However, this would not cover leaders of the rallies or those with the authority to order actions during that period, to prevent allegations the proposed legislation was intended to help former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and some other people in particular, he said.
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