The Law Society is gravely concerned by the killing of Mr Chai Bunthonglek, a land rights activist and member of the Southern Peasant Federation of Thailand (SPFT), who we understand was shot six times at his home on 11 February 2015 at 18.30 by an unidentified man on a motorbike. Mr Chai’s death is the latest incident in a series of what appear to be targeted killings and other human rights violations of SPFT members in the Chaiburi District of Surat Thani Province by unknown perpetrators. 

 

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