13 Apr 2020
The war against the communists ended long ago over but the facts about the violence of the time are still not clear. We do not know the exact number of lives lost, particularly of villagers living in remote areas. Even the losses that happened in the middle of the city such as the events of Oct 14, Oct 6, May 1992, and May 2010, still remain obscure and the facts have not been proven. There has been no punishment for those responsible for these events, so it is hard for Thai society to learn lessons in order to prevent violence in the future.
22 Jul 2014
Villagers from northeastern Loei Province have urged the military junta to allow villagers' participation in solving a conflict with a mine operator after the military junta intervened and tried to solve the issue without local participation. The villagers in six villages in the province have been protesting against mining firms that set up operations to extract resources from the area for the past few years.
7 Jun 2014
The military on Friday summoned student activists from Khon Kaen University, in northeastern Khon Kaen Province, to have them sign an agreement to stop anti-coup activities. In the North East, the junta has kept a close watch on universities, such as Maha Sarakham and Ubon Ratchathani.
6 Jun 2014
The military on Thursday briefly detained Pichit Pitak, a senior development worker in the North East, and released him on the same day.