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Karen get Bt10,000 for eviction

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Village of the Karen hilltribe in northern Thailand

Village of the Karen hilltribe in northern Thailand. Photo: Dirk Weber.


THE KAREN COMMUNITY living in the Kaeng Krachan National Park regretfully accepted the Administrative Court’s verdict allotting them only Bt10,000 each in compensation after they were forcibly removed from their homes by National Park officers.

The community is also barred from returning to the land, which they say belonged to their ancestors.

Full story: The Nation

Pratch Rujivanarom


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