Past efforts by officials to contact insurgents in the field have been counter-productive, Aksara Kerdpol says.
“The black cat will not die for free” becomes a trending catchphrase online.
Hundreds of cases of abuse were reported last year in one province in the region.
ILO’s survey uncovers issues despite improved working conditions.
Thai authorities said Anastasia Vashukevich will remain in detention and there are no plans to deport her.
Military reports finding bomb-making materials during search last month.
Militants are trying to deter insurgents from laying down their weapons, political wing leader says.
Min Aung Hlaing oversaw a counter-offensive that caused an exodus of Rohingya.
Both sides picked a district where a future ceasefire will happen, Thai negotiator says.
Largest contingent of U.S. troops since before Thailand’s 2014 coup is participating.
No group has claimed responsibility for the bombings, but officials blame insurgents.
Officials reported that 288 insurgents turned themselves in through the Bring People Home Project.
Summons were sent to 39 people who rallied last week for elections in November.
Activists led protest demanding that junta hold national elections in November.
The protests turned violent and culminated in a coup that deposed Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Thailand’s government has come up short in promises to reform the industry, the watchdog reports.
Authorities suspect insurgents were behind the attack in Yala Province.
Suspect made documents for Islamic State, deputy PM said, but police are investigating potential link.
Thai investigators have charged 73 people, including 35 foreigners, and seized $25 million in assets.
In other violence in Pattani province, a roadside bomb injures soldier and five volunteers.
Five men were arrested in Pattani and 20 other suspects were caught in Yala.
Resident of Yala province gets 18-month prison term for commenting on someone else’s Facebook post.
Police take 15 men into custody with alleged ties to insurgents in the Deep South.
But peace talks between the government and southern rebels yielded almost nothing.
Suspected insurgents waylaid bus and forced all aboard to get out before setting it ablaze.
Countries in region are committed to upholding U.N. Security Council resolutions, senior American diplomat says.
“This is good for us,” prime minister says.
Under the present set-up, most inmates cannot afford to post bail, fair justice advocates say.
Blast that injured 21 people occurred on third anniversary of military-led coup.
About 100 demonstrators sought to present a letter expressing their environmental concerns.