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Housing project for judiciary officials: injustice on the shoulders of people

Kritsada Subpawanthanakun The case of the housing project for judiciary officials reflects the state’s monopoly on the use of resources. The people do not have rights. How can judiciary officials stay in forests while villagers cannot?  Structural injustice is rooted in the law. Academics point out that this case was a statist type of resource management that ignores the people.  The case of the housing project for judiciary officials reflects state monopoly and management of resources. The case of Grandpa Kaw Ei in Kaeng Krachan forest and villagers affected by the Forest Reclamation Policy and the lack of a community forest law show that the people have no right to the resources of the country.      The housing project for judiciary officials in Chiang Mai (Photo from Facebook) Statist type of resource management that ignores the people.   Before I come to the content of the headlines, here is some information that you should be aware of for you to read   On 13 March 2018, the Supreme Administrative Court began hearing the Black case Number Or Sor 77/2559 between Grandpa Kaw Ei with the other five native Thai-Pga K’nyaw (Karen) plaintiffs and two defendants: the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. The case concerned an incident on 5 May 2011 when the superintendent and officers of Kaeng Krachan National Park went to the plaintiffs’ houses and ordered the plaintiffs to leave immediately without any written order before setting fire to the houses along with other property of the plaintiffs. The operation was an extension of ‘Operation Tanaosi’: the expulsion, eviction and arrest of ethnic minorities trespassing on Kaeng Krachan National Park land on the Thai-Myanmar border.    In the hearing, the judge-rapporteur made a statement that... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Housing project for judiciary officials: injustice on the shoulders of people, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Housing project for judiciary officials: injustice on the shoulders of people

 

 

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Published By: Prachatai - Thursday, 24 May, 2018

 

 

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