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Kasab's lawyer, Abbas Kazmi, says Kasab was beaten and thrashed by the police.
"Under this fear he recorded his so-called confession."
Mr Kazmi said that Kasab was illiterate and unsure of his date of birth, but was sure that he had been under the age of 17 at the time of the Mumbai the attacks.
THAI PROTESTS BY RED THAKSIN SUPPORTERS (Dousing the flames ):
"Images of protesters attacking Mr Abhisit’s car and torching buses hurt their credibility as peaceful pro-democracy activists.
"It also exposed Mr Thaksin as a demagogue who is ready to incite a revolt from his Dubai redoubt...
"The reds ... claim that the rioting was stoked by pro-government militia and plainclothes soldiers to discredit their movement.
"In the past, the army’s playbook has featured such tactics."
Comments on the Economist website (Dousing the flames ):
"Mass killings by the government are coming out, including the killing of two monks by the Army."
"Some soldiers shot into the air, some shot straight at the protesters and bodies were seen on video being loaded into small trucks."
"I spoke to friends of soldiers who were being told by said soldiers that up to 60 people had died.
"I also heard direct from an army officer that the two civilians supposedly killed by the Red Shirts were actually shot by the police.
"The Din Daeng action occurred very early and little media was present."
"Thai society has shifted to a money- and dara-worshipping, greedy and materialistic one and the countryside continues to be run by mafias, effectively."
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