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.


    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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