It is estimated that at least 6.5 million people across Thailand will be out of work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. For landless farmers like Suwalee Phongam from Sab Wai village in Chaiyaphum, the crisis only adds hardship to a life already hanging in the balance.
Communities in Chaiyaphum’s Sai Thong National Park have been locked in a decades-long land dispute with the government. A new review of land conflicts across the country might finally grant the communities their right to land.
The Isaan Record20/02/2020
Manushya Foundation and the ThaiBusiness & Human Rights Network call on the Thai authorities to drop all charges against the 14 residents of Sab Wai village in the Sai Thong national park case.
The Isaan Record10/07/2019
International civil society organizations urge the government to drop all charges against 14 land and human rights defenders from Chaiyaphum’s Sab Wai village.
The Isaan Record04/07/2019
A forest community in Ubon Ratchathani Province is determined to resist eviction by the authorities.