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By Story & Photos by Sara Diaz and Maren Meyers |
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By Mattawan Sutjaritthanarak |
<div>Thailand has surprised the world again with the abrupt violence during the political protests at the beginning of December 2013 as pro- and anti-government protesters confronted each other on the streets leading to 5 deaths. </div>
<p><br />Documentary film ‘His name is Ashaari’ by a group of independent filmmakers highlights the case of a young Malay-Muslim man who was beaten to death by military officers during one night in custody in Yala. His mother, together with local human rights organizations, has spent five years fighting for justice.&nbsp;</p> <p></p>