LOCAL CONCERSN: ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AMENDMENT
When a community wants to protect its land against development projects which threaten to undermine the local ecology and people's livelihoods, the community members tend to take to the streets in protest to make their voices heard.
These demonstrations may soon be a thing of the past now the Office of Law Reform Commission is pushing for a major revision to the Environmental Enhancement and Promotion Act.
Residents affected by the Pak Moon dam in Ubon Ratchathani gather in front of Government House to demand the permanent opening of the dam’s sluice gates so the river can run freely again and fisherfolk can resume their livelihoods. CHANAT KATANYU
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