This is good thorough article on the cock-up that is the Amnesty Bill that the government pushed through and what repercussions that it has had upon the Pheu Thai party and the political situation it has led to today, in the end, as we’ve written before here, it comes down to the simple fact that…
But the self-exiled Thaksin wanted to come home, and would not take no for an answer.
Here’s another snippet and the link its provided below.
The aborted bill provided Yingluck’s long-dormant enemies with the ammunition they needed. On November 12, Suthep resigned from parliament along with eight other Democrat MPs. The protests began their evolution into an uprising against, first, the “Thaksin regime”, and then Thailand’s system of electoral democracy itself.