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Teaching is a deadly job in Thailand

Bangkok, Sep 21 (DPA) Separatists have killed 135 teachers in southern Thailand over the past eight years in their efforts to rid the region of ‘Siamese infidels’, a human rights group said Tuesday. Since January 2004, insurgents in Thailand’s southernmost provinces of Narathiwat, Pattani and Yala have deliberately targeted school teachers in their fight against […]Read More

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Four Buddhists massacred in Narathiwat

Four Buddhist villagers were slain by muslim insurgents who raided their village Saturday night. The attack against the Buddhists’ houses in Hutaeyuloh village in Tambon Bareh in Bacho distict happened at 8 pm. The insurgents attacked three houses and killed the residents before setting the houses on fire. The four were identified as Charoensilp Boonthong, […]Read More

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Father and son killed in Narathiwat ambush

NARATHIWAT, Sept 16 – A father and his teenage son were gunned down in Narathiwat and a couple was shot and wounded in the adjacent province of Pattani overnight. Latae Tangyongaree, 56 a village official and his 17-year-old son Sorlae Tanyongaree were found dead near beside motorcycle. Near their bullet-ridden bodies were 21 spent cartridge […]Read More

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Blast injures 3 soldiers in Thailand

Three soldiers have been injured when an improvised bomb went off as the troops were leaving their outpost in Thailand’s southern province of Narathiwat. A 5-kilogram bomb planted under a small pile of sand exploded on Friday morning in front of the soldiers’ outpost in the Bacho district of Narathiwat town as an eight-man patrol […]Read More

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Teachers in Thailand’s southern provinces to meet Prime Minister Abhisit

BANGKOK, Sept 13 — Representatives of Thailand’s teachers federations in the three southern border provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat will meet Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva at Government House in the capital on Monday to discuss solutions for ending the ongoing violence and attacks on teachers. The meeting came after two Narathiwat teachers were shot […]Read More

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Rights group urges school security in south Thailand

BANGKOK: A leading rights group on Saturday denounced suspected insurgent attacks that have disrupted education in Thailand’s violent south and warned against unlawful revenge by security forces. Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged the government to ensure the safety of schools after two teachers were killed in Narathiwat province on Tuesday, which sparked the suspension of […]Read More

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Thailand: 365 schools closed in Narathiwat’s insurgent-affected zones

BANGKOK, Sept 8 – After educators voted yesterday for a three-day closure in response to the killing of two Narathiwat teachers, 365 schools in ‘red zones’ in this southernmost Thai border province Wednesday began the first day of a closure intended to send a message to Education Minister Chinnaworn Boonyakiat who said he is seeking […]Read More

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Muslim Terrorists Spark Violence in Thailand

In Thailand’s restive Muslim south, six people have been killed and five wounded in the most recent upsurge in violence blamed on separatist militants. Reuters reports that, “the attacks, which involved drive-by shootings and bombings, took place late on Monday and on Tuesday and targeted both Muslims and the region’s minority Buddhists.” A Buddhist couple, […]Read More