The Isaan Record’s Hathairat Phaholtap conducts an exclusive interview with activist and lawyer, Anon Nampha.
Sulak Sivaraksa has been charged with royal defamation no less than six times. Speaking to The Isaan Record, he tells the story of his audience with King Rama X, and how it purportedly led to a military court dropping the most recent case against him. He also talks about the need for Thailand to allow its Isaan Lao to celebrate their culture and ethnicity.
The Isaan RecordNovember 16, 2019
After two and a half years in prison for performing in a play deemed offensive to the monarchy, Isaan artist Patiwat Saraiyaem struggles with the stigma of being an ex-convict. But the time behind bars also fueled his creative fire.
The Isaan RecordNovember 29, 2018
Recently released from Bangkok Remand Prison, Patiwat Saraiyaem laughs as he tells his story. Mixed with passion, fear, disappointment, and hope, he proudly speaks about his life as an actor, a prisoner, a monk, and a molam singing activist.
The Isaan RecordDecember 8, 2016
Former National Human Rights Commissioner Dr. Niran Pitakwatchara talks about the human rights situation in the Northeast, lèse-majesté law, and the new constitution.