Regional Outlook, Global Perspective

MALAYSIA-LET’S GIVE PEACE ANOTHER CHANCE

MALAYSIA-LET’S GIVE PEACE ANOTHER CHANCE
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.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/columnists/along-the-watchtower/2018/10/31/lets-give-peace-another-chance-the-prospects-of-ending-the-violence-in-thailands-deep-south-remain-b/#p9CvFEpKLGX5xz0V.99

First published in: The Star

 

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