Thailand's Bloody Monday

Amdan Senne didn't know any of the dead, but last Thursday the 23-year-old civil servant from the district of Tak Bai in Thailand's southern Narathiwat province volunteered to act as a coffin-bearer at a funeral for 22 men. They were among 85 killed when what started as a peaceful protest outside the local police station went horribly wrong. Now, three days later, as rifle-toting soldiers stood watch, the shrouded bodies were first laid out under the hot sun on a field next to the 380-year-old ironwood Wadi al-Hussein mosque. Prayers were said. Then, amid the pervasive stink of decay, the bodies...

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