In this final part of our series on the tenth anniversary of the political violence of 2010 and its aftermath, we want to capture some of the comments and feedback we received from readers and contributors.
Ten years after the violence of 2010, the rattle of gunfire and the smoke of battle is still the mind’s eye of Teerapol Anmai, a professor at Ubon Ratchathani University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts. Back then he visited the Red Shirt protest sites which would eventually become the killing grounds for, as Teerapol puts it, “people who are seen as less than people.”
The Isaan Record05/06/2020
The clashes of April-May 2010 in Bangkok left at least 94 people dead. Of those killed, 36 people had home addresses in the Northeast. The Isaan Record has put together an infographic map showing who these people were and how they died.
The Isaan Record30/05/2020
The short story “The Northeast” by Isaan writer Tee Anmai links memories of war with the deadly crackdown on protesters in April-May 2010.
On the 40th anniversary of the massacre at Thammasat University on October 6, 1976, four contemporary witnesses from the Northeast recall their memories of that day and the ensuing consequences.