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By Visual Rebellion |
By Jared Makana Kirkey |
<p>Despite mounting international pressure for energy companies to withdraw from Myanmar to prevent the ruling junta from filling its coffers and fuelling airstrikes on civilians, Thai PTT Group continues to own and operate natural gas fields in the country.</p>
<div>Co-leaders of the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), an anti-election movement, will pay nearly 96 million baht in compensation for damage caused during unrest in 2014.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On 31 January 2017, the Civil Court of Justice ruled that<a href=""> five leaders of the PDRC were guilty </a>of trespassing on the offices of both the Ministry of Energy and the Petroleum Authority of Thailand (PTT), during the movement’s ‘<a href="">Bangkok Shutdown</a>’ in 2014. </div>
<p dir="ltr">The Court of Appeal has handed a nine month suspended jail term to the Facebook admin of a page campaigning for energy reform. He was accused of defaming a board member of a Thai petroleum giant. &nbsp;</p>