The Southern Peasants’ Federation of Thailand (SPFT), a landless peasants’ organization, organized a Children’s Day event for the children of its militants
The federations have come together under the banner of ‘People’s Movement for a Just Society’, to demand an end to the killings of farmers and the witch-hunting of peasants’ organizations
Over the past five years, the junta has put in place a constitution which consolidates its position in the governance. However, a series of protests and the emergence of a new political force indicates that resistance will continue to attempts by the military to maintain its power
After six postponements since 2015, when the elections were promised, and endless protests, the government finally called for polls. The latest round of protests were held in January
Peoples Dispatch speaks to the Southern Peasant’s Federation of Thailand’s Theeranate Chaisuwan at the Khlong Sai Pattana community in the south of the country on the struggles of this landless workers’ movement, their demands and their view on the political situation.