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Friday, February 22, 2008

It Could Always be Worse

Pronouncements like this are enough to make the US war on drugs look like amatuer's hour.
(BangkokPost.com, Agencies) - Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej said the government will revive the war on drug campaign, which the first time around allegedly caused around 2,500 extra-judicial killings.

The campaign was initiated by the Thaksin Shinawatra administration to stop the spread of narcotics. Police investigators, the media and human rights groups have estimated that at least 2,500 people died as police cracked down on small-time drug dealers in villages in 2003 and 2004.

"My government will decisively implement a policy against drug trafficking," he said. "Government officials must implement this policy 24 hours a day, but I will not set a target for how many people should die."
Full article here.

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