Remembrances of Red Trauma (2) – The room on the 7th floor
In the second part of our series “Remembrances of Red Trauma”, we publish the short story “The room on the 7th floor” by northeastern writer and SEA Write Award nominee Phu Kradat.
May 1, 2020
Isaan votes against military rule, Pheu Thai rules at the ballot box
In first election since the coup in 2014, Isaan voters widely rejected military rule and handed Pheu Thai Party a strong mandate.
March 25, 2019
On Thailand’s 2019 election: The Isaan Red Shirts have returned, but where is Godot?
Many in Thai society have been waiting for an election which, like Godot, never seems to arrive. The military junta has scheduled the election many times, only to delay it again and again. Yesterday, it was made official: Elections have been called for 24 March. Will Godot finally arrive?
January 24, 2019
Dissenting voices from Isaan on four years of military rule
Two members of the northeastern NGO community talk about four years of military rule.
May 22, 2018
Trial over alleged terrorist plot begins in a Khon Kaen military court
Today a military court opened trial of 26 Northeasterners charged with terrorism and treason in the high-profile ‘Khon Kaen Model’ case.
October 28, 2016
Voices from Isaan: two years under military rule
This week marks the second anniversary of Thailand’s latest coup d’état on May 22, 2014. The Isaan Record talked to people in Khon Kaen city and surrounding districts about two years of military rule.
May 23, 2016
PART III: The Role of Champassak Royals as Mediators
In this final segment of our series, “The Holy Man Rebellion(s) from both sides of the…
April 21, 2022
PART II: The Holy Men Rise and Fall Across Borders
In Part I of our special three-part series, “The Holy Man Rebellions from both sides of…
April 20, 2022
PART I: The Holy Men Revolt: A Tale of Two Countries
In this first installment Baird takes us to the “Lao” side of the Mekong, at a time…
April 19, 2022
Isaan Holy Man Rebellion — Understanding the unwilling subjects of Siam’s internal colonialism
In response to popular demand (on the Thai-language side), we are bringing our readers…