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Thai Trial Opens for 2 Accused of Killing British Tourists

Ten months after two British tourists were killed on a resort island in Thailand, prosecutors called their first witnesses Wednesday in a case marked by claims that the accused - two migrant workers from Myanmar - were tortured into confessing. Following widespread attention, the case has been called a test for Thailand's justice system and its treatment of migrant laborers. The battered bodies of David Miller, 24, and Hannah Witheridge, 23, were found Sept. 15 on the rocky shores...

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