Islamic Leaders Warn of Reprisal After Death of 85 Muslims During Protest

November 4, 2004

Source: BBC News

On November 4, 2004 the BBC News reported, "Thailand's troubled south remains tense after a series of violent incidents left at least seven people dead.

The killings came a week after 85 Muslims were killed when a protest turned violent, many of them suffocated while in police custody.

Islamic leaders warned that the tragedy could trigger reprisal attacks in Thailand's mainly Muslim south."