Up against old fashioned laws and a generational divide in the justice system, a pro-bono lawyer defends human rights in the Northeast.
Nationwide only one percent of the country’s 23 million farmers practice organic agriculture. But in Yasothon almost fifty percent of the farmers grow organically.
The Isaan Record12/05/2018
Most western immigrants to Thailand are white men. But some don’t fit the mold. Does Thai society treat them differently?
The Isaan Record12/04/2018
The livelihood of a longstanding scavenger community in Khon Kaen is threatened by an incinerator factory. Meet two of the last remaining scavengers.
The Isaan Record12/03/2018
After two and a half years in prison for performing in a play deemed offensive to the monarchy, Isaan artist Patiwat Saraiyaem struggles with the stigma of being an ex-convict. But the time behind bars also fueled his creative fire.
The Isaan Record11/29/2018
Living the life of a farmer in rural Isaan, Martin Wheeler became the poster child for organic agriculture and the sufficiency economy model. But much of the attention, Wheeler says, was misdirected. His farm which once grew rice and vegetables is now filled with sugarcane and grown with chemical fertilizer.
The Isaan Record08/19/2018
Grandmothers, activists, and businesswomen – the Radical Grandma Collective is slowly but surely changing one village in the mountains of Northeast Thailand.
The Isaan Record03/01/2018
Activist Lertsak Kumkongsak tells his story of why he joined the “We Walk” campaign.
The Isaan Record02/16/2018
Human rights NGO worker Nattawut Uppa tells his story of why he joined the “We Walk” campaign.