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By Prachatai |
<p>Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) have issued statements condemning the double bombing attack outside the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre (SBPAC) in Yala on Tuesday (18 March).</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The Department of Fine Arts has announced that it will be reducing the area of a designated archaeological site on a mountain in Yala where several prehistoric paintings have been discovered, in order to open up the area for rock mining.</p>
By Soraya Jamjuree, Kamnoeng Chamnankit and Nihusna Kuno |
<div> <div> <div><em>A story about the family of a Buddhist Thai woman killed by a motorcycle bomb in Yala market on 22 Jan. A group of Deep South women activists have proposed measures to make markets a safe space for everybody.&nbsp;</em></div> </div> </div>
By Soraya Jamjuree and Kamnoeng Chamnankit |
<div>A story about the family of a young Muslim Malay man killed by a motorcycle bomb in Yala market by Soraya Jamjuree and Kamnoeng Chamnankit</div> <p></p>
<div> <div>An unknown guarantor has offered bail for a blind woman convicted of royal defamation in Yala.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>On 25 January 2018, Adilan Ali-ishok, from the Yala Muslim Attorney Centre, told Prachatai that the court had granted bail to Nuruhayati Masoe, 23, a blind woman accused of lèse majesté, a violation of Article 112 of the Criminal Code.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Nuruhayati’s relatives revealed that two days earlier, an officer from Yala Provincial Court told them that the convict had been released on bail. </div></div>
<p>The Thai military detained five students without arrest warrants while carrying out a search and collected DNA samples from another group of students in the restive deep south.</p> <p>According to&nbsp;<a href="">Wartani</a>, military and security officers from the Southern Border Provinces Police Operation Centre (SBPPOC) stormed into Darussalam Foundation School in Bang Kaew District of southern Phatthalung Province at around 10.20 am on Tuesday and detained five students without arrest warrants.</p>
<p>Southern civil society groups have condemned the killing of civilians in the deep south and urged the Thai authorities to bring those responsible to justice.</p>