Thailand prosecutors in UK for ex-PM Thaksin extradition talks Josh Camson at 4:05 PM ET
[JURIST] Four Thai prosecutors traveled to London Friday to discuss the extradition of ousted Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] on corruption charges [JURIST report], in order to discuss what evidence is necessary in UK courts to extradite Thaksin and his wife. The Thai lawyers said they would not file a request for Thaksin's extradition during the trip, but would instead discuss the bi-lateral extradition treaty [PDF text] between the UK and Thailand. Even if an extradition bid is unsuccessful, the Assets Examination Committee has said it intends to proceed with civil litigation against Thaksin in absentia.
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