Focus – A controversial ‘morality brigade’ in southern Thailand

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The far south of Thailand, on the border with Malaysia, is a Muslim-majority area in a largely Buddhist nation. Within the city of Yaha, authorities just lately arrange patrols to implement strict sharia regulation. Police now search for younger individuals out holding arms or strolling collectively on the street with out grownup supervision. Native politicians say it is a approach to counter what they’re calling a “disaster of morality” among the many younger. FRANCE 24’s Didier Gruel, Constantin Simon and Tuwaedaniya Meringing report.

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