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Thailand: Drop Cases Against Torture Victim

Expand Ismae Teh, a prominent human rights activist, faces defamation charges for speaking out publicly about being tortured by the Thai military.  © 2018 Private (New York) – The Thai military should immediately withdraw criminal and civil defamation cases against a human rights activist who spoke out publicly about his torture by security forces in Thailand’s southern border provinces, Human Rights Watch said today. The military has also brought defamation cases against prominent online media that reported the case. “The Thai military is retaliating against a torture victim and the media…

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