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Thailand’s military under scrutiny over treatment of conscripts

A dream shattered. A family still seeking answers about how their teenage son died while training for the Thai military.

The treatment of military cadets in Thailand is under scrutiny, as thousands take part in an annual recruitment drive.

The armed forces have been accused of allowing abusive initiation rituals.

And some families of dead cadets are speaking out.

Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from Bangkok, Thailand.