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John Draper

Khon Kaen University Project Officer

John Draper is Project Officer, Isan Culture Maintenance and Revitalisation Programme (ICMRP), College of Local Administration (COLA), Khon Kaen University.

John Draper
24 Jul 2017

Force reform

It doesn't take Transparency International to tell us the police are among the least trusted institutions, but it's time to take it out of its feudal state.

24 Jul 2017 10
Force reform
24 Sep 2016

A very un-Thai affair: Andy Hall and Natural Fruit

The Criminal Court verdict against human rights activist Andy Hall for defamation and violation of the Computer Crimes Act which was lauded by the plaintiff, Wirat Piyapornpaiboon, the president of Natural Fruit, makes it worthwhile to examine the case through official normative Thai values, the "12 Core Values of Thai People".

24 Sep 2016 1
4 Jan 2016

Licence to disappear

Last week's Supreme Court ruling in the Somchai Neelapaijit case widens state impunity, and pushes aside the rights of victims and families.

4 Jan 2016 1
Licence to disappear