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Thailand to Create Prison Strictly for Transgenders

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Thailand prisons will start a pilot program to separate transgender inmates from the general inmate population, a rights group confirmed on Wednesday.

The test facility will be established in Bangkok’s Min Buri prison, following lobbying by Thai and foreign rights groups.

“While the population is not a large one, this campaign is not about the numbers but about protecting individuals from abuse,” said Jetsada Taesombat of the Thai Transgender Alliance.

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