Thai rebels pay a price for coming above ground

YALA – After 17 years of fighting that has claimed over 7,000 lives, laying down arms was never going to be easy for Thailand’s Barisan Revolusi National (BRN), the long-standing separatist movement that controls virtually all of the southern conflict’s on-the-ground combatants.  De-escalation efforts have been hounded by the Thai Army’s relentless assaults, with rotating […]