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Who was the Nong Bua Lamphu mass shooter?
Features

Who was the Nong Bua Lamphu mass shooter?

October 11, 2022
Condemnation of the gruesome attack launched by a former policeman at a Nong Bua Lamphu childcare center was so strong
Questions left unanswered on motive behind Nong Bua Lamphu mass shooting
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Questions left unanswered on motive behind Nong Bua Lamphu mass shooting

October 9, 2022
The motive behind the mass shooting at Nong Bua Lamphu which claimed 36 innocent lives is still a mystery. Some say
Isaan becomes Khong Chi Mun: the reawakening of “Isaan” as a political entity after 60 years (Part II)
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Isaan becomes Khong Chi Mun: the reawakening of “Isaan” as a political entity after 60 years (Part II)

August 25, 2022
In Part 1 of this article, Russell Chapman looked at how the youth-led protests over the last few years revived the
Isaan becomes Khong Chi Mun: the reawakening of “Isaan” as a political entity after 60 years (Part I)
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Isaan becomes Khong Chi Mun: the reawakening of “Isaan” as a political entity after 60 years (Part I)

August 24, 2022
Youth-led protests in the last two years did more than shake Thailand’s military-dominated government: they also expanded many Isaan
Finding refuge: life of locals on the battleground of Ubon’s Holy Man Rebellion
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Finding refuge: life of locals on the battleground of Ubon’s Holy Man Rebellion

June 14, 2022
When Siamese soldiers crushed the Holy Man Rebellion and scoured the area for escaped rebels, terrified locals sought refuge in
Khon Kaen’s railway community sets to vanish as high-speed train arrives
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Khon Kaen’s railway community sets to vanish as high-speed train arrives

March 1, 2022
Soon, communities along railroad tracks in Khon Kaen will be forced to leave to make way for the construction of

News

Statement from the Isaan Record Editorial Team
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Statement from the Isaan Record Editorial Team

November 18, 2022
The Isaan Record calls on officials to stop assaulting journalists and immediately…
Police fire rubber bullets into crowd of APEC 2022 protesters, Isaan people injured
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Police fire rubber bullets into crowd of APEC 2022 protesters, Isaan people injured

November 18, 2022
By: The Isaan Record Police fire rubber bullets at the group Ratsadon…
The Isaan Record receives “The Fav Community Influencer” Award for serving as a conveyer of Isaan people’s voices.
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The Isaan Record receives “The Fav Community Influencer” Award for serving as a conveyer of Isaan people’s voices.

October 6, 2022
Story by Ardchawit Inha Photos by Russell Chapman The Isaan Record receives…

Interviews

Behind the anti-discrimination law that seeks an end to the stigma of HIV
Interviews

Behind the anti-discrimination law that seeks an end to the stigma of HIV

November 23, 2021
“The heart of this law is about making the one being discriminated against and the one discriminating understand each other
Judicial prejudice: people with HIV barred from becoming judge
Interviews

Judicial prejudice: people with HIV barred from becoming judge

November 16, 2021
A young man aspires to become a judge. But his dream might be dashed simply because the agency doesn’t
The art of resistance: Udorn teen performs act of defiance against threats from the state
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The art of resistance: Udorn teen performs act of defiance against threats from the state

October 7, 2021
Over the past year, pro-democracy movements among the young generation have blossomed across the kingdom. The originally forceful campaign however
KKC high schoolers: The power of Khon Kaen students (10)
Interviews

KKC high schoolers: The power of Khon Kaen students (10)

November 29, 2020
“Now I think it’s time for change. Everyone’s awakened.” Kwankhao Tangprasert, leader of Khon Kaen KKC student movement

Opinion

“Let it end in our generation”: Some reflections on the Car Mob and pro-democracy movement in Isaan
Opinion

“Let it end in our generation”: Some reflections on the Car Mob and pro-democracy movement in Isaan

July 28, 2022
In a time of political dissent, people in the Northeast have turned to unique ways of protesting. From July to
Elephant welfare in Thailand: a growing ethical, political, and cultural concern
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Elephant welfare in Thailand: a growing ethical, political, and cultural concern

June 16, 2022
Thailand’s tourist industry has long profited from inhumane and exploitative techniques in handling elephants. The COVID-19 pandemic has placed
PART III: The Role of Champassak Royals as Mediators
Opinion

PART III: The Role of Champassak Royals as Mediators

April 21, 2022
In this final segment of our series, “The Holy Man Rebellion(s) from both sides of the Mekong,” Ian G.
PART II: The Holy Men Rise and Fall Across Borders
Opinion

PART II: The Holy Men Rise and Fall Across Borders

April 20, 2022
In Part I of our special three-part series, “The Holy Man Rebellions from both sides of the Mekong,” Ian G.
PART I: The Holy Men Revolt: A Tale of Two Countries
Opinion

PART I: The Holy Men Revolt: A Tale of Two Countries

April 19, 2022
In this first installment Baird takes us to the “Lao” side of the Mekong, at a time when once-fluid frontiers
Isaan Holy Man Rebellion — Understanding the unwilling subjects of Siam’s internal colonialism
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Isaan Holy Man Rebellion — Understanding the unwilling subjects of Siam’s internal colonialism

April 4, 2022
In response to popular demand (on the Thai-language side), we are bringing our readers a new set of items on
Thai education beset by poor management, inequality, and high teacher debt
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Thai education beset by poor management, inequality, and high teacher debt

March 30, 2022
Thailand’s public education system is rarely held up as a success story. But its woes have become even more
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