Yingluck Shinawatra made history six years ago by becoming Thailand’s first female prime minister.
Now she is a fugitive – just like her brother, Thaksin, who was also prime minister – and wanted for corruption at home.
Yingluck was supposed to be in the Supreme Court on Friday to hear the verdict after a two-year long trial.
She faces 10 years in prison if convicted.
Why is Shinawatras who come from a political family dynasty so controversial in Thailand?
Presenter: Adrian Finighan
Kasit Promya – Former foreign minister of Thailand.
Verapat Pariyawong – Visiting scholar at SOAS University of London.
Sean Boonpracong – Former national security adviser to Yingluck Shinawatra’s government.
Source: Al Jazeera News