Perrin, Andrew; Horn, Robert
November 2004
Time International (South Pacific Edition);11/8/2004, Issue 44, p32
The article reports on the violent deaths of demonstrators in the district of Tak Bai in Thailand's southern Narathiwat province in October 25, 2004. The demonstrators demanded freedom for six men arrested for allegedly providing arms to Islamic separatist fighters. An order was given for the military to fire at the demonstrators with water hoses and tear gas. Muslim leaders of Thailand including cleric Abdulrazak Ali opined that the tragedy could transform an insurgency into a popular cause.


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