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Thai Military Court Rejects Torture Allegation in Bomb Trial

A Thai military court on Tuesday rejected allegations by two foreign defendants that they were tortured in custody and refused to transfer them to a new prison while being tried on charges of bombing a popular Hindu shrine in Bangkok that left 20 people dead. In previous preliminary hearings the two men have said they were tortured and mistreated by their jailers in a military detention, and on Tuesday pleaded to be moved to a different correctional facility. “After investigating these...

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