Reconciliation trainings target northeastern villages

KHON KAEN – Under a temple pavilion, 60 Red Shirt villagers watched a projected image of a candle on a screen. A military staff member asked everyone to close their eyes, sit silent and meditate while she read aloud. “How was it that we kept a hold on our country and avoided being colonized by […]

Eviction on the horizon for Chaiyaphum community

GUEST CONTRIBUTION by Emma Tran and Jenny Dunn CHAIYAPHUM— As part of the military government’s new forestry policy, the 277 residents of Baw Kaew village in Khon San District received a thirty-day eviction notice on August 26. The notice, issued by the Forest Industry Organization (FIO), cited Order 64/2557 of the National Council for Peace […]