High-speed rail threatens displacement of Khon Kaen’s urban poor

A community in Khon Kaen is on the verge of being evicted by the State Railway of Thailand to make way for construction of a high-speed railway. Residents are caught in a limbo as they have nowhere else to go. The only thing they can do is wait for the order that will force them out from a place where they’ve lived their whole lives.

Story and photos by Adithep Chanthet