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Funeral held for Thai cadet at center of army abuse scandal

Dec 11, 2017 - 12:05 AM

There is mounting pressure on Thailand's army to explain what happened to 18-year-old Pakapong Tanyakan

Supicha Tanyakan, the sister of Pakapong Tanyakan, a first year cadet in the Thai army, carries his photo during a cremation ceremony in Chonburi on December 10, 2017. A Thai army recruit whose murky death has raised concerns about the treatment of new conscripts suffered physical assault, his family said on December 10, citing the results of an autopsy as they held a funeral for the cadet. / AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDT

10 Thai soldiers wanted over death of conscript

Apr 05, 2017 - 5:42 PM

News of the death on April 1 emerges as the armed forces launches an annual conscription exercise that will see some 100 000 men aged 21 and over enlisted into the military for up two years

Thailand's army seizes power in coup

May 22, 2014 - 6:08 PM

2nd UPDATE The commander in chief who has invoked martial law says the coup was needed to prevent the conflict from escalating

MARTIAL LAW. Thai soldiers stand next to portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej after the declaration of martial law at the Army Club in Bangkok, Thailand on May 20, 2014. Photo by Rungroj Yongrit/EPA