Thai Executions In its escalating battle against drug traffickers, the government of Thailand has stepped up the execution of convicted smugglers -- even small time smugglers and smugglers who are not Thai citizens. And recently, for the first time, an execution was partially televised (the condemned were taken behind a wall to be shot). While most Thais support tough measures against drug trafficking, many are uneasy about the inhumanity of public executions. Human rights groups say executions, public or otherwise, do not stem the flow of drugs.
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Thai Executions

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Thai Executions

Thai Executions

Thai Executions

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In its escalating battle against drug traffickers, the government of Thailand has stepped up the execution of convicted smugglers — even small time smugglers and smugglers who are not Thai citizens. And recently, for the first time, an execution was partially televised (the condemned were taken behind a wall to be shot). While most Thais support tough measures against drug trafficking, many are uneasy about the inhumanity of public executions. Human rights groups say executions, public or otherwise, do not stem the flow of drugs.