Troubles in the South – January 2007

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EXCLUSIVE: Public relations in the deep south - January 28, 2007
Dr. Has reports: Today, there is an anti-unrest group that makes a daily event to promote nationalism and religious. This group comes from Prateeptham School using a truck to campaign and distribute leaflets to people. Today this group come to distribute at the central mosque of Yala Province.


(Photo: Dr. Has for 2Bangkok.com)

Dr. Has reports: Leaflets handed out by the anti-unrest group distributed to people at the Central Mosque. The main point is that the separatists always mention Islamic principles, but never follows the principles.


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Almost like being there: Getting a haircut - January 26, 2007
Dr. Has reports: Volunteer officers protecting teachers and students use their free time to cut the hair of students free of charge.


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Children's Day in Yala Province - January 12, 2007
Dr. Has reports: Today, schools in Yala, especially schools in the villages, organized the Pre-National Children's Day and there are officers taking care of teachers' and children's safety. Students and teachers tried to forget the bad events of each day in order to be happy together. In the pictures are activities of the Ban Luemu School that organized activities of Harirayoatha, New Year, training on morals and ethics day, and National Children's Day on the same day. All teachers, students, safety officers, and parents had happy activities together.


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Women seek self-help in Muslim-Majority south - AKI, January 11, 2007
Tired of waiting for help from the Thai government to arrive, women affected by the conflict in the Muslim-majority provinces of southern Thailand ...


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Almost like being there: Bomb site - January 26, 2007
Mr. John reports: January 26 - The officers are investigating the place where the assailants hid a time bomb in a garbage bin. This caused two explosions at about the same time at Nakua Road Mu 8 Thambon Bana, Amphure Muang Pattani. Three people were slightly injured.


(Photo: Mr. John for 2Bangkok.com)


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Almost like being there: Women protest in the deep south - January 26, 2007
Mr. John reports: January 26, 2007: More than 50 women and children gather in front of the police station in Thambon Lummai, Amphur Muang, Pattani to pressure officers to release suspects who were arrested for investigation about the unrest. The officers arrested 8 youth with this evidence: nails in the house. After negotiation the officers released one suspect person because people specified that he is not physically fit, but the other 7 were still investigated.


(Photo: Mr. John for 2Bangkok.com)


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Funeral for a teacher - January 18, 2007

Dr. Has reports: At the crematory of Wat Sunthornpracharam, Amphur Raman Yala: Maj. Gen Jiraphan Kasemsantisook, deputy of 4th army was the chairperson of the cremation ceremony of Mr. Jamnong Lemmanee, a teacher who was shot dead on January 11 while he was coming back from school.
Mr. Theera Mintrasak, Yala governor, gives money (more than 1 million baht ) to assist the education expenses of 121 children who suffered from the unrest.


(Photo: Dr. Has for 2Bangkok.com)


(Photo: Dr. Has for 2Bangkok.com)

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