Saturday, October 31, 2009

Looking For A Solution To Stopping The Insurgency In Thailand's Southern Provinces

Thai PM Backs Autonomy For Troubled South -- AFP

BANGKOK — Thailand's prime minister backed Tuesday a suggestion by his Malaysian counterpart to grant autonomy to the insurgency-hit Thai south, as five more people were killed in the Muslim-majority region.

Abhisit Vejjajiva said he would discuss the plan for the restive southern provinces on the Malaysian border when Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak visits Thailand in December.

Razak said in a newspaper interview published on Monday that Thailand should offer "some form" of autonomy to the region, where more than 3,900 people have been killed since separatist violence erupted in January 2004.

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More News On The Insurgency In The South Of Thailand

More discussion on south with Malaysian leader: Abhisit
-- The Nation
Two Buddhists killed in Thailand’s troubled south -- Malaysian Insider
Suspected insurgents kill 2 in restive Thai south -- AP
Policeman, suspected separatist shot in Thai south -- Reuters
Five killed in restive Thai south: police -- AFP
Autonomy not for Thai south -- Malaysian Insider

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