Bangkok shrine attack trial faces more delays

Two suspects retract earlier confessions saying they were tortured and coerced, but now say they are innocent and want their day in court.

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    More than four years after a bomb attack killed 20 people at a popular shrine in Bangkok, the trial of those charged may have to be restarted.

    The two suspects, ethnic Uighurs from China, deny involvement.

    The trial began in 2015 in a military court. But a change of government means it could now be transferred to a civilian court, leading to further delays.

    Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from the Thai capital.


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