Posts Tagged with "Muslims"

At Thailand’s mosque for crippled Rohingya

Sunday, February 23, 2014


We found Akram sprawled helplessly on a makeshift wooden bed in a village mosque in southern Thailand. His teenage body was malnourished and covered with fly-blown pressure sores. His breathing was rapid and shallow, and he gasped for breath as he told his story. Akram was one of about 25 Rohingya Muslims rescued from a [...]

Continue reading...

Is the Thai Military Torturing Detainees?

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

1 Comment

Is the Thai Military Torturing Detainees? 1 December 2010 War logs published via WikiLeaks suggest that the U.S. military ignored torture by its Iraqi allies. Those allegations still resonate in Thailand, and not just because this staunch U.S. ally is fighting an insurgency of its own. America and Thailand share a history of torture.

Continue reading...