Editorial cartoon from the southern separatists

Troubles in the South - Editorial cartoon from the southern separatists
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Editorial cartoon from the southern separatists - November 20, 2006

On the sign in the background: 1st and 2nd Trips to South
CS Hotel / Wor Kor Yala [probably Wittiyalai Kru teacher's college] / PSU (Prince of Songkla University (Pattani Campus) / Thammawittaya Islamic School

Surayud says:
I’m sorry.
We’ll create justice.
We’ll withdraw charges against the Tak Bai suspects.
We’ll cancel blacklist of terrorists.

Surayud is thinking: I give you this first and get rid of you later!

The people below Surayud are asking questions, from left to right:
How come the Thai government has treated southern Muslims badly?
How will you cope with innocent university students being arrested?
What about arrests of innocent people in the Tak Bai incident?
What will you do to blacklisted ustazes and students, who together account for 99.99% of the blacklist?

Under the people asking questions:
Formed  - Creating good image -  Being tough and acting to be kind later

Secret policy: Meet with ustazes and local leaders and discuss past incidents, such as Krue Se and Tak Bai incidents. Through the discussions, Muslim and other local leaders could release their stress, like releasing air from a balloon. [Meaning the government are insincerely apologizing in an effort to defuse the situation in the deep south.]
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