The prosection on Wednesday deferred until April 22 the decision whether to indict nine leaders of the People’s Alliance for Democracy (PAD) over the 193-day seizure of Government House for a political rally in 2008.
The postponement, the eighth since Nov 18, 2008, was made at the request of the PAD’s lawyers, who said their clients were busy in other provinces. Prosecutors handling the case also said they had not completed their work. (Bangkok Post)
3 days… before the verdict in Thaksin’s case.
I mean how smart people can believe that… such grotesque “postponement” will not put gasoline onto the fire ?
Two solutions :
-they’re not smart
-they don’t care
… I think it’s probably a mixing of both.
The whole “justice” system is rotten and corrupted, used as a leverage for political gains.
There is no way they can make people accept an indictement of Thaksin and such blank check for PAD’s leaders in the case of the Government House occupation (and by the way it was not 193 days).
I know the 2 cases are different… but it’s a matter of principles.
You know the word that our dashing Prime Minister loves to pronounce : principles. Rule of law. Blablabla. 😉
Let’s be clear : Thaksin and PAD are guilty… Both of them.
But again, it’s hysterical to continue to prosecute Thaksin and meanwhile not punishing the PAD.
And what about the line from the PAD’s lawyer : “we are sorry guys, we are busy up country. Call us back. Or leave us a message after the tone. And don’t forget : up yours” !
I mean : even by thai standards, it’s simply huge.