Local people’s demands for development in Mukdahan’s Don Tan district are at odds with the development of a special economic zone in the province.
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
For decades, the state has been giving and taking away land rights, and forest communities have consistently been caught in the crossfire.
The Isaan Record19/12/2018
Up against old fashioned laws and a generational divide in the justice system, a pro-bono lawyer defends human rights in the Northeast.
The Isaan Record06/12/2018
The prosecution of a prominent land rights activist is part of a legal campaign that may lead to the eviction of dozens of families living in Sai Thong National Park. Since 2014 forest communities across the country have been targeted as part of the military government’s forest reclamation policy.
The Isaan Record13/08/2018
Locked in a legal battle with a government bent on building a Special Economic Zone over their homes, a community is split over how to secure their land rights.
The Isaan Record20/07/2018
Residents of a national forest reserve in Ubon Ratchathani Province want to have a final resolution over a land dispute that has been dragging on for more than forty years.
The Isaan Record28/11/2017
A forest community in Ubon Ratchathani Province is determined to resist eviction by the authorities.