Two migrants from Myanmar have received a death sentence for the rape and murder of two British tourists on the Thai island of Koh Samui. Family members of the victims feel justice has been served, but human-rights groups remain skeptical.
Thai officials have been asked to review death sentences of two Myanmar nationals. Migrant workers Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun were found guilty by a Thai court of killing two British tourists at a diving resort last year.
A Thai court has issued a death sentence to two Myanmar migrants convicted for the gruesome murder of two British backpackers. The case was marred by allegations of forced confessions and shoddy investigative work.
Protesters have called for the release of two Myanmar migrant workers convicted of double murder and sentenced to death in Thailand. Police have denied allegations they bungled DNA evidence and tortured the suspects.
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