Red-Shirt Lawyer to File Complaint with ICC Thai PM Gave 'Carte Blanche Order to Massacre Civilians'

Canadian lawyer Robert Amsterdam represents the former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. This week he is filing a complaint with the ICC in the Hague, saying he can prove the government in Bangkok committed crimes against humanity. He spoke to SPIEGEL about the challenges of building his case.
Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.

Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.

Foto: CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM/ REUTERS
Interview conducted by Marco Evers and Thilo Thielke