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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

More unrest in southern Thailand

"The spate of killings began on Monday morning, when two rubber tappers in Yala were shot by the roadside.

Police told local media that two gunmen riding a motorbike opened fire on the couple.

Later the same day, two government workers were reportedly shot dead in the same area, and several other people have also been killed in Narathiwat province. A policeman was also reported to be among the dead.

The southern provinces are predominantly Muslim, with a separate language and culture to much of the rest of Thailand.

Despite a heavy Thai security presence, attacks such as drive-by shootings or small bombings take place almost daily." Read more at BBC NEWS.

Hmmmm.... a separate language and culture. Whatever implications might there be?


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