12 May 2017
Dams constructed by Chinese government along the Mekong river are forcing villagers in Ubon Ratchathani into lives of uncertainty, even as they reap no benefits from the dams themselves.
29 Jul 2016
Local authorities in the northeast of Thailand have accused an anti-dam activist of breaching the controversial Referendum Act after he criticized the draft charter on his Facebook three weeks ago.
17 Dec 2015
The Supreme Court sentenced to life imprisonment a northeastern red shirt leader convicted of arson, committed in response to the violent crackdown on red shirts in Bangkok. The red-shirt tells Prachatai he would prefer just to be executed.
29 Jun 2015
Activists who have been calling on the local authorities to open the gates of a controversial dam have summoned for talks by the military in Isan, Thailand’s northeast. The 22nd Army Division of the northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani Province on Saturday issued a letter to summon key leaders of the Assembly of the Poor (AOP), a civil society organisation which is the voice of Thailand’s poor, for a discussion at 1 pm on 30 June.