» 12/29/2006, 00.00
Two Buddhist teachers killed in south
Suspected Islamic militants shot the victims and burned their bodies. There is no let-up in violence in the former independent Islamic sultanate.
Separatists kill teacher in front of students
Islamic separatists are suspected of being behind the umpteenth murder of a teacher in the area. The Defence Minister claimed there is a lack of coordination between government forces to stop the violence.
Teachers and their families targeted by rebels in south
There is no let-up in violence against Buddhist minorities in the southern provinces. On Friday, two teachers were kept hostage for three hours. More than 100 schools have been closed out of fear.
Southern Thailand: five killed in less than 24 hours
Despite the overtures of the provisional government, there is no letup in violence in the southern provinces. A Muslim official of Narathiwat administration was among the victims.
Bombs in a commercial centre in the South: perhaps politically motivated
Islamic separatists may not be behind yesterdays bombings in Hat Yai which left at least 13 people seriously wounded. According to police the authors of the attacks did not intend to kill but spread uncertainty and political confusion.
Inter-religious violence continues in Thailand
Violence between people of different faiths is on the rise in the country. According to public security, killings are perpetrated "as part of a political agitation campaign".
AsiaNews IS ALSO A MONTHLY!
AsiaNews monthly magazine (in Italian) is free.
2003 © All rights reserved - AsiaNews C.F. e P.Iva: 00889190153 - GLACOM®