Thailand court suspends corruption case against Thaksin Brett Murphy at 7:20 AM ET
[JURIST] The Thai Supreme Court for Political Appointees suspended proceedings Tuesday against former Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] until he and his wife, Pojamarn, are arrested and brought into court for proceedings. Thaksin has been living in the United Kingdom since the bloodless military coup [JURIST report] that ousted him from power last year. In making the decision to stop proceedings, the court said that although the state has indicated that the extradition process should be complete in 90 days, there is no indication of when Thaksin will actually return to Thailand.
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