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Pheu Thai stands firm in support of Worachai amnesty bill

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  • Writer: Aekarach Sattaburuth and Patsara Jikham
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The Pheu Thai Party agreed on Wednesday that the first amnesty bill to be debated by the House when it resumes would be the draft legislation presented by Pheu Thai MP for Samut Prakan Worachai Hema. 

However, relatives of the victims of the 2010 political violence showed they would not give up the fight to have their people's amnesty bill adopted by the parliament.

Pheu Thai secretary-general Phumtham Wechayachai said the majority government party would back chief whip Amnuay Khlangpha's proposal that the House should first deliberate the amnesty bill proposed by Mr Worachai in its first reading on Aug 7-8.

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