The positions of all parties will be put to test as the families of political protesters solicit support for their "people's amnesty bill" in parliament, which will reconvene on Aug 1.
Payao Akkahad (second from right) presents the "people's amnesty bill" on Tuesday to Deputy Prime Minister Phongthep Thepkanchana (second from left), who accepted it on behalf of the government. (File photo by Chanat Katanyu)
The backers of the new bill will lobby not only the governing Pheu Thai Party and the opposition Democrats to obtain the backing of lawmakers. All parties are being approached for quick passage to end the plight of protesters, Payao Akkahad said on Saturday.
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