Call for community rights as race for resources accelerates

The push for industrial farming, biomass power plants, and the extraction of minerals, gas and oil in the Northeast may carry a high price tag for the environment and local communities, warned speakers at a public forum in Ubon Ratchathani this month.

Emotions of Resistance: Reflecting on Human Rights in Isaan

The Northeast has been hit hard by human rights violations in the past three years. After studying in Khon Kaen for one semester, an American college student reflects on her experiences engaging with issues of human rights and environmental justice in Isaan.

No press freedom in “Thailand 4.0”

Journalists, academics, and observers criticized the Thai government’s repression of press freedom at a public forum at Mahasarakham University last month.

Candidates Share Decentralization Policies

MP candidates from nine different political parties took the stage in a Khon Kaen University auditorium on Tuesday afternoon to present their respective party platforms on local governance and decentralization.