“Isaan people have become more rights-conscious, which means they won’t submit to anyone easily. No one can mess with them anymore because they won’t allow it,” says former human rights commissioner Sunee Chaiyarot in this interview on human rights in Isaan.
Under the guise of waitresses in karaoke bars, Lao migrant women continue to work in the sex trade in the Northeast, despite the risk of arrest and deportation.
The Isaan Record04/04/2019
Two members of the northeastern NGO community talk about four years of military rule.
The Isaan Record22/05/2018
Authorities closely watched a small event at Mahasarakham University to mark the 85th anniversary of a coup that toppled Thailand’s absolute monarchy and nominally established democracy.
The Isaan Record26/06/2017
This week marks the second anniversary of Thailand’s latest coup d’état on May 22, 2014. The Isaan Record talked to people in Khon Kaen city and surrounding districts about two years of military rule.