Thailand: Islamic Violence Increases in the South


May 28, 2006: In the last week, there have been several attacks in the south, apparently by Islamic terrorists, against Buddhists, and Moslems who refuse to support the terrorists. The deaths are averaging about one a day, a fifty percent increase over the past year. Police have been making arrests, and police found two rifles and an RRG launcher hidden under a bridge. The weapons are believed some of those used in recent attacks.

May 23, 2006: Over a hundred schools in the Moslem south have closed, in response to the violence against Buddhist teachers in majority Moslem areas. Seven people have been arrested as suspects in the recent attack on two female Buddhist teachers.

May 21, 2006: In the south, a Buddhist telephone company employee was shot dead, apparently by an Islamic terrorist.


Article Archive

Thailand: Current 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 



Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close