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Suspects in Tourist Murders Allege Torture by Thai Police

The lawyer defending two Myanmar migrants in the murders of two British tourists on a Thai resort island accused the police Monday of torturing his clients, beating them and threatening to "make them disappear" in order to extract confessions. Allegations of police torture in this case, and in Thailand in general, are not new, but in an interview with The Associated Press, defense lawyer Nakhon Chompuchat gave extensive details about the alleged intimidation, physical violence...

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