Burmese migrant workers on trial for murder of British tourists in Thailand

December 26, 2014 2:50 PM

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Two migrant workers from Myanmar accused of killing two British tourists have gone on trial in Thailand. Rights groups accuse Thai authorities of torturing the men to confess to the murders.

Zaw Htun and Zaw Lin, both 21 years old, were presented before a court in Koh Samui in Thailand on Friday. The two migrant workers from Myanmar were accused of killing British tourists David Miller, 24 and of the rape and murder of Hannah Witheridge, 23 on September 15 on a beach in the island of Ko...

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