Reports that assets from Man City could be frozen add a new dimension to the rolling story.
A link is here. Thaksin has also been dabbling in Burma, so he's going to have John Pilger on his case as well.
Another angle is this: what do the landlords of the City stadium think. For the purposes of clarity the owners are Manchester City Council, a Labour controlled authority with strong policies on human rights. Indeed the constitution of the city enshrines it. You can read it in full, here.
Here's an amusing spoof story, here, claiming that any human rights abuses "weren't that bad".