Former Thai PM to visit his ‘brother’ Than Shwe

Former Thai PM to visit his "brother" Than Shwe - The Irrawaddy, November 2, 2009
...Chavalit is a former Thai Prime Minister who worked to end Burma's isolation in the international community after the violent suppression of the uprising in Burma in 1988. He was involved in business deals with the Burmese junta in timber, fishing and hotel construction.
On his second visit to Burma in 1989 Chavalit agreed to repatriate student activists who fled to Thailand after the crackdown.
In another controversial move recently, Chavalit said the current Thai government was wrong to condemn the Burmese junta over opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's house arrest...

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