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Thai radio station promotes peace in south

Channel urges government and rebels to end fighting and observe peace deal signed six months ago.

Last Modified: 28 Aug 2013 10:57
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Fighting between a separatist group and government forces has continued in southern Thailand despite a first-ever peace deal signed six months ago.

In a bid to promote peace, a radio station in the region is opening up public debate over the conflict.

Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa reports from Pattani in southern Thailand.

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