Rape victims in Southern Thailand silenced by state payouts

Angkhana Neelaphaijit, a leading rights advocate for Thai muslims, has voiced concern over continued sexual assaults against muslim women by security officials stationed in the southern provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat.

The widow of abducted lawyer Somchai Neelaphaijit, who has been providing legal assistance to muslim suspects in the three southern border provinces, voiced concerns during an address at a press conference by Amnesty International to launch their annual report last Thursday.

Read more: The Nation

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