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Posters showing insurgency suspects to be taken down

Security authorities have begun taking down roadside banners showing pictures of suspects wanted for insurgency-related crimes, after complaints were made over human rights violations, according to the Internal Security Operations Command’s (Isoc) Region 4 Forward Command.

Col Watcharakorn Onngern, deputy spokesman of the Isoc Region 4 Forward Command, said the removal of the banners was ordered by the region’s commander Lt Gen Kriangkrai Srirak last Monday.

Col Watcharakorn said the order is being carried out by police units in the areas of the far South where the banners were erected.

The banners bear the images of suspects charged with security offences. However, many of the cases have since been dismissed and some of the suspects are already dead.

In addition, the act parading the faces of the suspects yet to be convicted is in itself an infringement of human…

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