3 Sep 2016
A tense showdown Saturday morning between a city demolition crew and historic community ended peacefully with an agreement allowing workers to demolish only homes whose owners had accepted compensation to leave.
1 Sep 2016
Despite a looming eviction deadline, the community of the ancient Mahakan Fort is adamant that they will not move away, and has called for people to observe the eviction. After many postponed eviction deadlines and discussions which yielded no results, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) set a new eviction deadline of Saturday, 3 September 2016 to demolish the community behind the wall of the ancient fort of Pom Mahakan, Thai PBS reported.
29 Apr 2016
Residents of the ancient Mahakan Fort have asked the Administrative Court for protection as eviction by order of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) looms. Residents of Mahakan Fort Community on Friday morning, 29 April 2016, submitted a petition to the Administrative Court of Bangkok to halt the eviction of their community on the orders of the BMA. They urged to the court to hold an emergency hearing on Friday afternoon to revoke the eviction set for 30 April.
28 Mar 2016