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.
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
“That’s a threat. I’m afraid enough as it is. Stop your threatening me,” Nittaya Muangklang spits back at a national park officer in argument over the eviction of her village, a fate that many communities of small-scale farmers in the park are facing.