The leader of a protest against the controversial Kaeng Sua Ten dam says he is ready to die for the cause.
Speaking from a makeshift wooden shelter near a forested where the name is scheduled to be built, protest leader Somming Muangrong said he would gladly sacrifice his own life if it would put an end to construction plans.
He and other protesters have made the shelter their home as they up the ante against the planned development of the dam, which would span the Yom River. Opponents say the development would destroy about 24,000 rai of teak forest.
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