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Southern Thailand: Dialogue in Doubt

Asia Report N°270, 8 July 2015

A muslim women looks through the window of a train next to an armed security personnel before departing a station in the troubled Yala province in the southern Thailand February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj.

The insurgency that has plagued southern Thailand for more than a decade continues to fester. Peace talks have collapsed and rifts between the government and separatists remain deep. Resolving the conflict requires Bangkok to accept pluralism and decentralisation, and rebels to articulate their goals and commit to a dialogue process.

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