A group of locals is planning to escalate their longstanding opposition to a limestone mine in Nong Bua Lamphu’s Suwannakhuha District on Friday amid death threats against one of its advisors.
Protesters at Khon Kaen city’s Democracy Monument called for democracy and held a mock ritual to drive out the prime minister on Thursday evening.
The Isaan Record21/08/2020
Locals in Nong Bua Lamphu’s Dong Mafai district yesterday escalated their opposition to a limestone mine in a long-running dispute with the mining company and the state.
The Isaan Record14/08/2020
After a human rights lawyer and a leader of the recent pro-democracy protests were arrested and accused of several charges, Isaan student activists and a group of writers issued statements of solidarity.
The Isaan Record09/08/2020
A government psychiatric hospital unexpectedly released a dissident late today after spending nearly two weeks there. Tiwagorn Withiton was admitted against his will on July 9 after wearing a shirt with the slogan, “I lost faith in the institution of the monarchy.”
The Isaan Record22/07/2020
A Khon Kaen man was admitted against his will at a mental hospital after he posted online photos of himself in a shirt with the slogan “I lost faith in the institution of the monarchy.” Questioning the legal grounds for the forced admission, activists and civil rights groups are calling for his immediate release.
The Isaan Record18/07/2020
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the crackdown on the Red Shirt protests in May 2010, and as part of the special series “Remembrances of Red Trauma,” The Isaan Record held an online panel discussion last week.
The Isaan Record26/05/2020
Readers in Isaan share their stories of how the COVID-19 outbreak has affected their lives.
The Isaan Record14/04/2020
As confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, and many migrant workers return to Isaan from high-risk areas, The Isaan Record has put together a list of tips and facts to help readers stay safe.