태국 대법원은 축출된 탁신 치나와트 전 총리의 부패 혐의에 대한  청문회를 열기로 승인했습니다.  탁신 전 총리와 그의 아내는 부정 토지 매입으로 기소됐습니다.

9명의 재판관들로구성된 위원회는 10일 탁신 전 총리와 변호인들은 그에 대한 공정한 재판이 보장될 때까지 태국으로 돌아오지 않을 것이라고 밝힌바 있습니다.

탁신 전 총리는 지난해 9월 해외 순방중 태국에서 발생한 무혈구테타로 정권에서 축출됐습니다.  

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Thailand's Supreme Court has agreed to hear a corruption case against deposed Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.

The case accuses Mr. Thaksin and his wife, Pojamarn, of wrongdoing in the purchase of land. It is the first corruption case of a deposed prime minister to reach Thailand's top court.

A representative of the nine-member judges panel that will hear the case said today (Tuesday) the first trial would be held on August 14th.

Mr. Thaksin and his lawyers have said he will not return to Thailand until he can be assured a fair trial.

The former Thai leader was pushed from power in a peaceful military coup last September while he was out of the country. His removal followed weeks of street demonstrations protesting his alleged corruption and abuse of power.