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Authorities intimidate pro-elections protesters outside Bangkok

February 13, 2018

The authorities have summoned a student activist who planned to hold a pro-election rally in Chiang Mai. Meanwhile, the police are searching for a pro-election protester in Buriram.? ? On 13 February 2018, a student activist (name withheld due to privacy concerns) from the Liberal Assembly of Chiang Mai University for Democracy (LACMUD)...
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Authorities briefly detain, intimidate Isan activists who are against petroleum explorations

March 11, 2015

The authorities continue to suppress local activists and villagers, who are against the petroleum exploration in villagers in Thailand’s Northeast. According to the Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) , the military on 25 February brought Thawatchai Surat, a northeastern energy activist, to Buriram Muang Police Station and forced him to sign an...
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Martial Law in Thailand’s Northeast creates common cause between pro-democracy, community rights groups

December 20, 2014

Alexandrea Lee and Catherine Darin Six months after Thailand’s martial law is imposed discontent stirs across diverse factions. BURIRAM -- Sitting cross-legged in a bamboo hut, concealed by tall corn stalks, the 62-year-old man seems at ease, enjoying passion fruit and a cigarette. Yet, the laughter leaves his eyes as he casts furtive...
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Army evicts villagers in Isan, claiming to preserve forest

July 23, 2014

It has been almost a month since over a thousand villagers in a forested area of northeastern Buriram Province were evicted from Dong Yai Wildlife Sanctuary, where hundreds of families have been settled since the cold war era, making a basic living from agriculture.? ? In the 1960s, the military let some locals...
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Stop Tyrant and Abusive Actions against the Poor by the Royal Thai Army

July 5, 2014

Assembly of the Poor The National Council?Peace and Order (NCPO) issued the Order No. 64/2557 entitled Suppression and stop the encroachment and destruction of forest resources and the NCPO Order No. 66/2557 entitle addition of government agencies for suppression and stop the encroachment and destruction of forest resources and interim policies on practices...
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Pattaya Nude Lady Dancing On Mazda’s Roof

January 15, 2012

A drunk woman in Pattaya climbed up on the roof of a Mazda. Stripped off her clothes performed a nude show at the Central Pattaya traffic lights. This happened after the driver of the car, younger sister of the drunk woman had hit & run a German on motorbike.
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