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Next Uniform: Teachers, be more human
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Next Uniform: Teachers, be more human

November 14, 2021
“Clothing is just a basic necessity of humans. It doesn’t decrease or increase my quality as a teacher.” This
Debating lese majeste: Is the burning of royal portraits a crime or political expression?
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Debating lese majeste: Is the burning of royal portraits a crime or political expression?

November 11, 2021
As the demand grows to amend or repeal Article 112, Thailand’s lese majeste law, so too does the number of
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

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An event with Director Apichatpong in London held to raise funds to raise awareness of Isaan’s “Holy Man Rebellion”
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An event with Director Apichatpong in London held to raise funds to raise awareness of Isaan’s “Holy Man Rebellion”

November 14, 2021
The Isaan Record and the Thai Democracy Advocates group arranged a screening of the movie “Cemetery of Splendour” in London
Pheu Thai’s ex-justice minister demands release of prisoners of conscience
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Pheu Thai’s ex-justice minister demands release of prisoners of conscience

November 2, 2021
Ex-Minister of Justice Chaikasem Nitisiri calls for all prisoners of conscience to be released, the military to stop staging coups,
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’

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

Opinion

Dear coup supporters: It’s time you say no to new NGO bill
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Dear coup supporters: It’s time you say no to new NGO bill

January 23, 2022
A new law aiming to regulate activities of NGOs and nonprofits in Thailand is expected to pass soon. The government
Charles Keyes dying wish for democratic Thailand
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Charles Keyes dying wish for democratic Thailand

January 18, 2022
With the death of Professor Charles F. Keyes earlier this month, Isaan lost one of its oldest and best friends.
Should the Thai public be concerned about the decay of Buddhism?
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Should the Thai public be concerned about the decay of Buddhism?

December 20, 2021
For many Thais, Buddhism is seen as a unifying force in society. Yet news of monks involved in sexual abuse
Millions en masse in Isaan, by whom may they be defeated?
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Millions en masse in Isaan, by whom may they be defeated?

December 13, 2021
To gain more insights to the recent controversial Clubhouse session where participants jeered at Isaan people, award-winning writer Wittayakorn Sowat
Behind COVID-19 and decaying mental health lies a deep digital divide
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Behind COVID-19 and decaying mental health lies a deep digital divide

November 23, 2021
There has always been a distressing gap in the quality of education in Thailand. But the COVID-19 epidemic has exposed
I’m Lao. So what? You’re so damn Thai!
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I’m Lao. So what? You’re so damn Thai!

November 21, 2021
Isaan people have long been discriminated against, not only by regular people but also by the religious world. Ubon Ratchathani
Future flood mitigation in Thailand will require individual accountability
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Future flood mitigation in Thailand will require individual accountability

November 8, 2021
It’s the flooding season in Thailand once again. As flood plains are further encroached up, cities are inundated and
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