Founded by activists and NGO workers in the Northeast, the Commoner Party hopes to directly engage voters in designing its policy program.
Jailed since December, student activist Jatupat Boonpattararaksa continues to receive support from academics, activists, artists and foreign diplomats.
The Isaan Record13/08/2017
Jailed student activist Jatupat Boonpattararaksa answers the prime minister’s controversial questions about the next elections.
The Isaan Record06/07/2017
Ahead of Prime Minister General Prayuth’s visit to Khon Kaen, police and military officers searched the house of activist group Dao Din.
The Isaan Record21/06/2017
Thailand’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) launched its first regional office in the Northeast amid continuing concerns about the human rights situation in the country.
The Isaan Record27/02/2017
On February 13, a local environmental group that opposes gas exploration sites in Khon Kaen and Kalasin provinces convened activists to protest ongoing gas drilling operations, which villagers believe make them sick.
The Isaan Record22/02/2016
Today, about 80 activists, academics, and villagers from the Northeast and Bangkok pushed the boundaries of the military government’s restrictions on political gatherings by attending a political seminar in Khon Kaen City, despite efforts by the authorities to block the event.
The Isaan Record10/12/2015
Freed anti-junta activists from the Dao Din group talk to Prachatai about their experience in jail and how they learned about the value of freedom. GUEST CONTRIBUTION by Panida Dumri and Nattamon Krajangdararat First published on Prachatai English On Wednesday 8 July, the 14 anti-junta activists from the New Democracy Movement (NDM) were released after […]