Articles by Promporn Pramualratana

Thailand's "War" on Drugs

When Thailand's prime minister, Taksin Shinawatra, proclaimed a three-month war on drugs last year, police or their "hired guns" are believed to have killed more than 2,200 persons without trial or legal representation. His pledge to King Bhumibol Adulyadej... Read More

Stigma and Superstition in Asia's "Wild West"

Last year, five orphaned seven-year olds could not enroll in their village school in Thailand's northeast because their caretakers at the orphanage informed the school of their HIV positive status. Enraged community leaders, teachers and parents protested en masse Read More

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