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Thai army urged to probe torture allegations

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BANGKOK - Rights groups on Tuesday urged Thailand's military rulers to probe allegations a "Red Shirt" activist was tortured during her near one-month detention by soldiers after the coup. 

Thai army soldiers take away an alleged 'Red Shirt' protester ahead of a planned gathering in Bangkok on May 24, 2014

The army has summoned, detained and warned hundreds of political opponents including Red Shirt supporters of the toppled former government as they smother dissent across the country in the wake of their seizure of power on May 22.

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