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As poor are evicted, the rich get an island

2 Aug 2017 at 04:34

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Suparp Khamlae holds a treasured portrait of her husband Den, a land reform advocate who was disappeared after being accused of encroaching on state forest land. (Bangkok Post file photo by Pornprom Satrabhaya)

What do you get from fighting for land rights in Thailand? You cannot ask Den Khamlae, 65, a prominent grassroots land rights activist. He mysteriously disappeared in a forest reserve near his rickety home in Chaiyaphum last year.

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