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While a murder case against two politicians for ordering the deadly 2010 crackdown on Redshirt protests was set aside by the Supreme Court, two women were charged under the Computer Crime Act for stripping on Facebook and the most beautiful transgender women were crowned the winners of the Miss Tiffany’s Universe pageant. It’s been a varied week, to say the least.

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More than 2,000 Burmese Karen gathered Tuesday at Wat Phraya Suren in Bangkok for a traditional wrist-tying ceremony.



Khon dancers near the Sydney Opera House Monday. The Ministry of Culture organized a week of traditional Thai performances there this week to celebrate 65 years of relations between the two nations.


Songkran Atchariyatsap displays an image from the Facebook Live video of the women wearing tape over their breasts and evidence he submitted with his police complaint Tuesday. The two women were charged with the Computer Crime Act. Story: Women Charged With Computer Crimes for Stripping on Facebook


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Suthin Kayachat, the first grape farmer in Trang province, shows off his grapes Tuesday. Suthin says he plays music for his plants because it makes them grow beautifully.


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Relatives of some of the people killed during the government’s 2010 crackdown to push Redshirt protesters out of the capital’s streets pray Thursday evening at Ratchaprasong intersection.


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Former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, at center, and his former deputy Suthep Thaugsuban, at left, arrive Thursday at Bangkok’s Supreme Court, which declined to take up counts of premeditated murder against them for ordering the crackdown. Story: Supreme Court Turns Down Murder Case Against Abhisit, Suthep


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An artist paints a pot Tuesday at the Tao Hong Tai Ceramics Factory in Ratchaburi province. It will be used for King Rama IX’s funeral in October.


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Residents pray to a tree Thursday by the Mae Klong River in Ratchaburi province for lottery luck.


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A train passes under unfinished columns from an abandoned highway project Friday morning in Bangkok’s Prachaniwet area.


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People line up Friday morning at the Government Office to volunteer for HM Rama IX’s funeral. Reports said all 2,500 spots available each day were filled.


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A cop attempts to dislodge a homemade rocket Monday from the roof of a north Bangkok home.


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