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Thailand: Ex-PM Charged With Murder Over Protest Crackdown

Former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has been formally charged with the murder of two protesters during a military crackdown in 2010.Prosecutors say Mr. Abhisit ordered security forces to shoot on a crowd of mostly unarmed Red Shirt protesters, 90 of whom died during the crackdown. The protesters had camped out in downtown Bangkok to support ex-Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was overthrown in a 2006 military coup.Some of the victims' families shouted "Murderer!"...

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