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.
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
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.
The Isaan Record09/09/2016
A feature video about six communities in Sai Thong National Park in Chaiyaphum province that are facing eviction under a state reforestation scheme.