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CHIANG MAI As heads of state gathered yesterday to attend a summit on water management, grassroot groups held a parallel forum to criticise the failures in water management projects by governments around the world. 

A man acting as an executioner protests by slashing the neck of an image of Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi, who is in charge of the 350-billion baht water management project. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

The dignitaries were present for the second Asia-Pacific Water Summit which is in its seventh day.

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