The country owes a big "thank you" and chai yo to Kanit na Nakorn and his staff of the Truth for Reconciliation Commission (TRC). The 351-page report compiled and presented to the public on Monday marked a major and progressive departure from the past.
In the past, authorities have stonewalled investigations into virtually every serious incident. Mr Kanit and others persevered and managed to cut through some of the fog concealing facts around the 2010 street violence in Bangkok.
The report is incomplete in many areas. Don't blame Mr Kanit or any member of the TRC. It is obvious from the report and previous interviews with commission members that they received almost no cooperation.
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