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Article 112 imprisons artists
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Article 112 imprisons artists

May 27, 2021
“People are scared to express themselves because of this law. Writers are afraid to mention it, even in fiction, if
Suicide before conscription into the army: what does a young man’s death tell us?
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Suicide before conscription into the army: what does a young man’s death tell us?

May 18, 2021
A young man from Udon chooses suicide rather than enter military service. The military draft law favors those with an
Intimate laborers and COVID-19
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Intimate laborers and COVID-19

May 2, 2021
Listen to voices of intimate labourers during the COVID pandemic.
Decoding Thailand’s lese majeste law
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Decoding Thailand’s lese majeste law

February 7, 2021
Many activists have been charged with Thailand’s lese majeste law, Section 112 of the criminal code, over the last few
Teaching LGBT rights through board games
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Teaching LGBT rights through board games

January 14, 2021
“It’s time for us to see them as a normal man or woman. Straight men or women don’t
Udon Thani new generation: Battle over royal portraits, a monument, and a flag (Part II)
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Udon Thani new generation: Battle over royal portraits, a monument, and a flag (Part II)

December 31, 2020
Udorn Thani’s democracy fighters are battling over symbols. Three cherished symbols of the state: the royal portrait, the city’
Udon Thani’s new generation: Battle over royal portraits, a monument, and a flag (Part I)
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Udon Thani’s new generation: Battle over royal portraits, a monument, and a flag (Part I)

December 30, 2020
Udorn Thani’s democracy fighters are battling over symbols. Three cherished symbols of the state: the royal portrait, the city’

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Mo Lam Bank denies involvement in the burning of a portrait of King Rama X in Khon Kaen
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Mo Lam Bank denies involvement in the burning of a portrait of King Rama X in Khon Kaen

September 16, 2021
Mo Lam Bank denies involvement in the burning of a portrait of King Rama 10 in Khon Kaen, confirms that he’
Critics call for end to govt’s info warfare against citizens
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Critics call for end to govt’s info warfare against citizens

September 5, 2021
The state-run “Information Operations” is an obsolete Cold War legacy that must be put to an end, a prominent writer
Army “Information Operations” creates misinformation in Khon Kaen “watch list”
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Army “Information Operations” creates misinformation in Khon Kaen “watch list”

September 2, 2021
A member of parliament from the Move Forward Party reveals information about the military’s Information Operations (IO) during the

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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)
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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
The political crisis and students with high expectations (6)
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The political crisis and students with high expectations (6)

November 19, 2020
Amid calls from Thailand’s new generation for the resignation of the prime minister, the amending of the constitution, and
The way out of students high-stakes demand (5)
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The way out of students high-stakes demand (5)

November 19, 2020
“If Thailand wants to end the conflict, the constitution needs to be amended,” says Assoc. Prof. Dr. Somchai Phatharathananunth from

Opinion

Vaccination-saturated Bangkok starts sharing
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Vaccination-saturated Bangkok starts sharing

September 25, 2021
In early August, Bangkok had one of the highest vaccination rates in the world. It seems it was only for
Udon Thani provincial budget woes are the direct result of centralized government
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Udon Thani provincial budget woes are the direct result of centralized government

September 14, 2021
Thailand is one of the most centralized countries in the world, yet the topic of decentralization rarely makes the headlines.
In the battle against COVID-19, some Thai provinces cry foul
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In the battle against COVID-19, some Thai provinces cry foul

September 2, 2021
Vaccination efforts in Thailand have recently shifted from Bangkok to the provinces. But all is not equal between provinces. At
Factoring in Bangkok into Thailand’s notable vaccination inequality
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Factoring in Bangkok into Thailand’s notable vaccination inequality

August 29, 2021
In July, the share of new Covid-19 cases in Thailand shifted decisively from Bangkok to the rest of the country.
Social stigma a major barrier to controlling COVID-19 in Thailand
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Social stigma a major barrier to controlling COVID-19 in Thailand

August 20, 2021
As daily deaths reach 300, Thailand’s government has continued the struggle to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. It
Letter to Bangkok: Thailand’s inequality puts millions at risk
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Letter to Bangkok: Thailand’s inequality puts millions at risk

July 13, 2021
It seemed that Thailand had avoided the brunt of te Covid-19 epidemic and was praised by international bodies. The government
Folk ballads, prophecies, and ideologies: The arms of the Holy Man’s Rebellion in war with Bangkok
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Folk ballads, prophecies, and ideologies: The arms of the Holy Man’s Rebellion in war with Bangkok

July 3, 2021
The Thai-language side of The Isaan Record has been publishing a series on the “Holy Man Rebellion” of 1901-02. We
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