Skip to main content
By Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) |
<div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On 10 October 2014, the independent online media outlet Prachatai reported on three instances of torture of persons held in military and police custody which have taken place since the 22 May 2014 coup by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) in Thailand (Read the entire report by Prachatai in English <a href="">here</a> and in Thai <a href="">here</a>). </div>
<div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Five suspects, accused of being the ‘Men in Black’, recanted their confessions, and said their confessions were made under duress due to alleged torture and ill-treatment during military detention, according to their lawyer. </div>
<div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div> <div>Thai police on Thursday said that they had arrested five red shirts suspected of being “men in black” who allegedly attacked the military near the Democracy Monument in April 2010, resulting in 26 civilian and military deaths. </div></div></div>
<div> <div><strong>Thailand: Opposition Supporter 'Disappeared'</strong></div> <div>End Arbitrary Arrests, Secret Military Detention</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>9 September 2014</div> </div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The Thai government should immediately disclose the whereabouts of an opposition supporter arrested by soldiers in Bangkok on September 5, 2014, Human Rights Watch said today. </div>