Martial law in Northeast of Thailand creates common cause between pro-democracy and community rights groups

Six months after Thailand’s martial law is imposed discontent stirs across diverse factions. GUEST CONTRIBUTION by Alexandrea Lee  and Catherine Darin First published on Prachatai English 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 […]

The Isaan Record

20/12/2014

Isaan people use human rights festival to air grievances in time of martial law and censorship

[gss ids=”2544,2545,2546,2547,2548,2549,2550,2551,2552,2553,2554,2555,2556,2557″ carousel=”fx=carousel”] GUEST CONTRIBUTION by Alexandrea Lee, Catherine Darin and Rebecca Goncharoff Photo credits: Aaron Hedquist, Emma Tran and Jeremy Starn KHON KAEN – Despite concerns from the military, about 400 people from thirteen provinces participated in the 7th Annual Isaan Human Rights Festival held yesterday at Kwanmor Hotel in Khon Kaen. New to […]

The Isaan Record

11/12/2014

International diplomats to speak at Isaan Human Rights Festival in Khon Kaen

KHON KAEN – The Seventh Annual Isaan Human Rights Festival will be held on December 10th at Khon Kaen University’s Kwan Mor Hotel. This year’s event features talks by Western diplomats, presentations on human rights issues facing Isaan communities, and screening of human rights-related films. The event is funded primarily through the European Union’s “Thailand-EU […]

The Isaan Record

03/12/2014
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