“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.
Thailand’s first transgender parliamentarian Tanwarin Sukkhapisit talks about the road to gender equality as the country might become Southeast Asia’s first country to legalize same-sex marriage after Taiwan became Asia’s first this month.
The Isaan Record23/05/2019
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
Activists in the Northeast say authorities have been harassing their families through unannounced home visits and phone calls.