US Warns Embassies of Possible Violence in Thailand and Afghanistan

US Warns Embassies of Possible Violence in Thailand and Afghanistan
Tightened Security a US Embassy in Bangkok
Tightened Security a US Embassy in Bangkok

 

WASHINGTON – The U.S. embassy in Thailand has been warned of the potential for anti-American protests and violence in the aftermath of the release a Senate report outlining harsh interrogation techniques used by the CIA on terrorist suspects.

The embassies said the release of the report “could prompt anti-U.S. protests and violence against U.S. interests, including private U.S. citizens” in Thailand and Afghanistan.

Thailand and Afghanistan were host to two of the secret facilities where prisoners were interrogated with methods the report calls torture.

The notices urged Americans to be alert to their surrounding and take appropriate safety precautions, including avoiding demonstrations or confrontational situations.

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