TITLE

Thailand: Violence In The South

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2004, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
Violence in Thailand's Muslim south escalated at the end of April when over 100 people were killed as militants staged a series of co-ordinated attacks on police stations and security posts. Attacks are a major setback for Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra whose reputation has been badly damaged by the affair. The violence in southern Thailand that started at the beginning of this year took a turn for the worse in late April, when squads of young militants, armed mostly with machetes, stormed police and government posts in a series of co-ordinated raids.
ACCESSION #
13236003

 

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