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Bangkok tourists caught up in shakedown

Published on Dec 14, 2014 by Luke Hunt

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Foreign tourists are calling it the shakedown. A growing number are being stopped, searched and harassed in the main tourist precinct of the Thai capital.  Sometimes they are led to a service station toilet and asked to provide a urine sample, supposedly to determine whether they have consumed any illicit drugs.

Read more from Lindsay Murdoch in The Age.