Thailand’s southern provinces bordering Malaysia, July 2006. Wikimedia Commons

By M. Veera Pandiyan

The Star-Oct 31

Is there hope for an end to South-East Asia’s longest running insurgency, which has killed more than 7,000 people since 2004?  Bombings, drive-by shootings, grenade attacks and murders of monks, teachers and government servants are regular occurrences in Thailand’s southernmost provinces of Pattani, Narathiwat, Yala and Songkhla.


First published in: The Star