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Thailand: Further information - Fear of imminent execution

, Index number: ASA 39/004/2001

Five people were executed by firing squad on 18 April. Four of them, Hong Kong national Lee Yuan Kwang, Taiwan national Chu Ching Kuay, and Thai nationals Boonkerd Jitpranee and Vichien Seanmahayak, had been convicted of drug trafficking offences. The last person to be executed, Thai national Ramalee Tayae, had been convicted of murder.

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