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Thai military condemned for alleged torture of a Muslim man in Pattani

The Pattani United Liberation Organization (PULO) has condemned the Thai military over an incident involving a previously healthy Muslim man who was taken to a military camp in the country’s…

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Two volunteers killed by suspected insurgents in Yala

Two defence volunteers manning a road checkpoint, in Muang district of Thailand’s southern province of Yala, have been shot dead while a third volunteer and a villager have been wounded…

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Ranger and civilian killed, 4 others injured in shooting and bombing incidents

One para-military ranger and a civilian were killed and three other rangers and another villager wounded in two related shooting and bombing incidents in the forests of Yaha district of…

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Facial ID scanning for phone users in deep South to start November 1st  

Starting October 31st, mobile phone users in Thailand’s three southernmost provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat and the districts of Na Thawee, Jana, Tepa and Sabayoi of Songkhla, who do…

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Couple shot and motorbike stolen in Narathiwat

A couple were shot dead and their motorcycle stolen in Ra-ngae district of the southern province of Narathiwat on Friday. The two victims were identified as Mr. Paisal Joongsakul, 65,…

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Suspected insurgent wanted for Big C car bomb in Pattani arrested

A suspected insurgent, who is the subject of four arrest warrants for alleged complicity in violent incidents in the restive deep South, was apprehended by Thai security forces in Thepa…

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Deep South peace talks to resume in two weeks

After completion of a 2-day visit to Thailand’s Deep South region, the Malaysian facilitator for peace talks between the Thai government and Mara Patani, Tan Sri Abdul Rahim bin Mohammad…

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Malaysian peace talk facilitator visits Thailand’s deep South

The Malaysian facilitator for the peace talks between the Thai government and Mara Patani, an umbrella organization for Thailand’s separatist groups in the Deep South, paid a two-day visit to…

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Chief peace negotiator for southern insurgent groups resigns

Mara Patani’s peace dialogue chief Sukree Hari has announced an end to his role in negotiations with the Thai government to end the decade-old violence in Thailand’s deep South, citing…

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Militants operating beyond three southernmost provinces

Southern militants have expanded their operations into other provinces, in addition to the three restive southernmost provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat as well as certain districts of Songkhla province,…

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PM says perpetrators want to “internationalize” southern conflict to provoke outside intervention

The recent escalation of violence in the deep South  by armed militants was an attempt to “internationalize” the conflict in the region to attract  attention of the international community, Prime…

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PULO optimistic about new facilitator for peace talks with Thai authorities  

A Southern Thai separatist group is optimistic about the appointment of a controversial former inspector general of police of Malaysia as the new facilitator for peace talks to end violence…

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Life sentence for two militants in 2017 car bomb in Pattani

Two men who were allegedly involved in the twin bombing of Big C Super Store in the southern province of Pattani in 2017 were today sentenced to life imprisonment by…

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