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Chaiwat Satha-Anand

Chairperson of Thailand Research Fund

Chaiwat Satha-Anand is Chairperson, Strategic Nonviolence Commission, Thailand Research Fund.

Chaiwat Satha-Anand
20 Aug 2015

A peaceful response

After the brutal Ratchaprasong bombing, Thai society must stand up against the threat of terror without losing our own humanity.

20 Aug 2015 1
A peaceful response
14 Jan 2015

Standing by community

That one life is equal to the whole of humanity is possible because sanctity in life still exists and needs to be respected.

14 Jan 2015 4
Standing by community
5 Jun 2014

Sound of a coup

If it is to rebuild national peace and reconciliation, the NCPO has to walk Thai society out of a sense of hopelessness echoed by the sound of the coup.

5 Jun 2014
Sound of a coup
21 Apr 2014

Key to defusing stalemate

Census taking, utilised with caution and realistic expectation, could become a possible non-violent transformation for Thailand’s conflict.

21 Apr 2014 4
Key to defusing stalemate
30 Nov 2013

An open letter to rally leader Suthep Thaugsuban

Dear Khun Suthep Thaugsuban, you might not remember me. But a long time ago, you kindly gave me a ride from Thammasat University so I could attend prayer time at a mosque in Bang Lamphu.

30 Nov 2013
26 Mar 2013

Death of a child<br>promise of peace

Chaiwat Satha-Anand examines the death of Nisofian Nisani at an ice-cream shop in Pattani - and the promise of peace in the South.

26 Mar 2013
15 Aug 2012

Violence against sacred spaces a rising global threat

On Aug 6, neo-Nazi Wade Michael Page walked into the gurudwara (Sikh temple) of Oak Creek, Wisconsin and murdered six people, including the temple president, before he was shot dead by police.

15 Aug 2012
6 Apr 2012

The case for talks

<b>OPINION</b> Professor Chaiwat Satha-Anand says it's time to stop being hostile to dialogues, as the insurgents grow continually more violent.

6 Apr 2012 3