Thailand: The terrorists that outsmarted the Government

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February 15, 2010 - 04:48 -

Thailand
has been plagued by terrorists for decades, almost a century even.

The people of especially the three most southern provinces –
Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat – lives like this: Almost all news from their part
of the world involves bombs and someone dying. They attend funerals frequently.
There are bullet holes in their kids’ classrooms. And no one goes about
anywhere after dark. These people live in fear.

Sri Lanka Classic by Karin Munkholm

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February 12, 2010 - 09:26 -

Presidential elections, parliamentary Elections, opposition presidential
candidate arrested, president extends his presidential periode, takes over
ministry of information and communication. Some how all seen before including
the reaction of the Western powers.

The Maguindanao Massacre: impunity rears its ugly head by Lennart Niemela, M.A., Asian studies, Lund University

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February 8, 2010 - 09:11 -

The Maguindanao province, located
on Mindanao island in Southern Philippines, made headlines in international
media on November 23, 2009, when a convoy on the way to an election office was
held en route by armed men and 57 people were brutally killed. The governor of
the province, Andal Ampatuan, is pointed out as the prime suspect for the
killings.