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Thailand's Murdered and Abducted Activists and Human Rights Defenders

Mr Chai Bunthonglek was shot dead by two gunmen on the 11 February 2015 when visiting a relatives house. The 61-year-old member of the Southern Peasant’s Federation of Thailand (SPFT) from Khlong Sai Pattana village in Chai Buri District of Surat Thani was part on a long time dispute over land rights between themselves and a palm oil company. He is the fourth member of the community killed in 5 years.

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Thailand: For Those Who Died Trying
Mr Chai Bunthonglek was shot dead by two gunmen on the 11 February 2015 when visiting a relatives house. The 61-year-old member of the Southern Peasant’s Federation of Thailand (SPFT) from Khlong Sai Pattana village in Chai Buri District of Surat Thani was part on a long time dispute over land rights between themselves and a palm oil company. He is the fourth member of the community killed in 5 years.